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Recall of Union Hall Smoked Salmon Pate due to the Presence of Listeria monocytogenes

Monday, 29 June 2020

Alert Summary
Category 1: For Action
Alert Notification: 2020.35
Product Identification: Union Hall Smoked Salmon Paté; pack size: 100g; IE CK 0031 EC
Batch Code Use by: 18/07/2020
Country Of Origin: Ireland

Category 1 Food Alert for Action: Union Hall Smoked Fish is recalling a batch of its Smoked Salmon Paté due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes.


Union Hall Smoked Fish is recalling the above batch of its Smoked Salmon Paté due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes.  Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores supplied with the implicated batch.Update 1 on 22/07/2020:  Please refer to FSAI food alert 2020.35 (Update 1) for details of an additional batch of paté subject to recall.

Nature Of Danger:

Symptoms of Listeria monocytogenes infection can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness.  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 batch from sale and to display a point-of-sale recall notice in stores where the affected batch was sold.


Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batch.

Union Hall Pate