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Recall of batch of Wrights of Howth Smoked Salmon due to the presence of Listeria monocytogenes

Friday, 12 May 2023

Alert Summary
Category 1: For Action
Alert Notification: 2023.13
Product Identification: Wrights of Howth Oak Smoked Farmed Irish Organic Salmon; pack size: 120g, 140g, 250g & 350g
Batch Code 21P; best before date: 19/05/2023
Country Of Origin: Ireland


Wrights of Howth is recalling the above batch of Oak Smoked Farmed Irish Organic Salmon due to the 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 symtpoms 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 symtpoms appearing) is on average 3 weeks but can range between 3 and 70 days.

Action Required:

Manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, caterers & retailers:

Display recall notices at point-of-sale


Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batch.

Smoked Salmon Product Label