Recall of a Batch of Castlewood Farm Organic Apple Juice due to an Elevated Level of Patulin
Wednesday, 09 December 2020
|Castlewood Farm Organic Apple Juice; pack size 750ml
|Best Before October 2021
|Country Of Origin:
Category 1 Food Alert for Action: Castlewood Farm are recalling a batch of Organic Apple Juice due to an elevated level of patulin.
Castlewood Farm is recalling the above batch of its Organic Apple Juice due to an elevated level of patulin. Patulin is a toxic contaminant produced naturally by a number of moulds found in and on fruit. Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores supplied with the implicated batch.
Nature Of Danger:
While patulin does not present an immediate risk to consumers, its presence is unacceptable and long-term consumption could cause an effect on human health. If consumed in large quantities over a period of time, patulin may cause damage to the immune system, nervous system and gastrointestinal tract.
Manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, caterers & retailers:
Retailers are requested to remove the implicated batch from sale and to display a point-of-sale recall notice in stores where the affected batch was sold.
Consumers are advised not to consume the implicated batch.