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Recall of Holland and Barrett Brazil Nut Products Due to the Possible Presence of Salmonella

Friday, 28 August 2020

Alert Summary
Category 1: For Action
Alert Notification: 2020.53
Product Identification: See tables below
Batch Code See tables below
Country Of Origin: United Kingdom

Category 1 Food Alert for Action: Holland & Barrett is recalling several nut products due to possible Salmonella contamination of the ingredient, brazil nuts.


Holland & Barrett is recalling some batches of nut products due to possible Salmonella contamination of the ingredient, brazil nuts. Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores supplied with the implicated batches.

Nature Of Danger:

People infected with Salmonella typically develop symptoms between 12 and 36 hours after infection, but this can range between 6 and 72 hours.  The most common symptom is diarrhoea, which can sometimes be bloody.  Other symptoms may include fever, headache and abdominal cramps.  The illness usually lasts 4 to 7 days. Diarrhoea can occasionally be severe enough to require hospital admission. The elderly, infants, and those with impaired immune systems are more likely to have a severe illness.

Action Required:


A distribution list will be emailed to PEHOs in due course. Please notify FSAI (

Manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, caterers & retailers:

Retailers are requested to remove the implicated batches from sale.


Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batches.

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