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Recall of a Batch of Marcel Urechi Snacks due to the Presence of Listeria monocytogenes

Tuesday, 14 December 2021

Alert Summary
Category 1: For Action
Alert Notification: 2021.104
Product Identification: Marcel Urechi Snacks; pack size: 200g
Batch Code Lot no.: 076181121; Best before date: 02.01.2022
Country Of Origin: Romania

Category 1 Food Alert for Action: A batch of Marcel Urechi Snacks is being recalled due to presence of Listeria monocytogenes.


The above batch of Marcel Urechi Snacks is being recalled due to the presence of Listeria monocytogenes.  Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores supplied with the implicated batch.

Nature Of Danger:

Symptoms of Listeria monocytogenes infection can include mild flu-like symptoms, or gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.  In rare cases, the infection can be more severe, causing serious complications. Some people are more vulnerable to Listeria monocytogenes infections, including pregnant women, babies, and people with weakened immune systems, including the elderly.  The incubation period (time between initial infection and first symptoms appearing) is on average 3 weeks but can range between 3 and 70 days.

Action Required:

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. Wholesalers/distributors are requested to contact their affected customers, recall the affected batch and provide a point-of-sale recall notice to their retail customers. Caterers should not use the implicated batch.


Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batch.

Marcel Urechi Snacks