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Recall of a batch of Wrights of Howth Organic Irish Smoked Salmon due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes

Monday, 12 June 2023

Alert Summary
Category 1: For Action
Alert Notification: 2023.14
Product Identification: Wrights of Howth Organic Irish Smoked Salmon; all pack sizes
Batch Code 32P; use-by date: 22/06/2023
Country Of Origin: Ireland


Wrights of Howth is recalling the above batch of its Organic Irish Smoked Salmon due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes.  
Recall notices will be displayed at point-of-sale.

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


Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batch. 

Wrights of Howth Smoked Salmon FOP
Wrights of Howth Smoked Salmon BOP