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Recall of Certain Batches of Milk from Arrabawn Co-op due to Microbiological Contamination

Thursday, 15 October 2020

Alert Summary
Category 1: For Action
Alert Notification: 2020.68
Product Identification: See table below for product details; Approval number: IE 1439 EC only
Batch Code See table below for use by dates.
Country Of Origin: Ireland

Category 1 Food Alert for Action: Arrabawn Co-op is recalling certain batches of milk due to the presence of Enterobacteriaceae bacteria. 

Arrabawn Co-op is recalling certain batches of milk, with approval number IE 1439 EC only, that are potentially unsafe due to the presence of Enterobacteriaceae bacteria. Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores supplied with the implicated batches.Several of the retailers have multiple suppliers of these products so customers will continue to see the various brands of milk on sale. As a further precaution, Aldi is recalling All batches of the above products and also Clonbawn Light Milk 1% Fat 2L. 

Nature Of Danger:
Enterobacteriaceae are a group of bacteria, of which some can be harmful to humans. The test for Enterobacteriaceae is used as an indicator of poor hygiene, process failure and/or post-processing contamination of heat processed foods.  The test itself does not confirm the presence of harmful bacteria.  

Action Required:

PEHOs may be advised directly regarding checks to verify that the implicated batches are recalled from sale. Please notify the FSAI ( of any concerns.

Manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, caterers & retailers:
Retailers are requested to remove the implicated batches from sale and to display a point-of-sale recall notice in stores where the affected batches were sold. Caterers should not use the implicated batches.

Consumers are advised not to drink the implicated batches of milk. For customer queries, please contact 

Arrabawn Product Table with approval no
Arrabawn Products
Arrabawn Use by dates