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Recall of several Cadbury chocolate dessert products due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes

Tuesday, 02 May 2023

Alert Summary
Category 1: For Action
Alert Notification: 2023.10
Product Identification: See table below.
Batch Code See table below.
Country Of Origin: United Kingdom


Product Pack size Use-by date
Cadbury Crunchie Chocolate Dessert 75g 17 May 2023
Cadbury Flake Chocolate Dessert 75g 17 May 2023
Cadbury Dairy Milk Buttons Chocolate Dessert 75g 18 May 2023

Several batches of Cadbury chocolate desserts are being recalled due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes. The implicated batches were sold in some Lidl stores.

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 batches from sale and display recall notices at point-of-sale.


Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batches. Instead, please contact the UK Müller customer care on or + 44 7354 835 893.  

Cadbury Chocolate Desserts
Cadbury Chocolate Dessert