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Recall of Some Coleslaws and Other Products Containing Shredded Cabbages or Carrots due to the Possible Presence of Listeria monocytogenes

Friday, 04 March 2022

Alert Summary
Category 1: For Action
Alert Notification: 2022.16
Product Identification: Please see table below.
Batch Code Please see table below for further details.
Country Of Origin: Ireland


Following a voluntary withdrawal of some shredded cabbages and carrots by Milnes Foods Ltd., a range of retail products are being recalled due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes in products made with the shredded cabbages and carrots.  Please see table below for details of the affected batches.  Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores supplied with the implicated products.

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:


Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batches.