Recall of a Batch of The Foodie Market Milled Brown Flaxseed Due to the Presence of Salmonella

Friday, 1 July 2022

Summary
Category 1:

For Action

Alert Notification:

2022.39

Product:

The Foodie Market Milled Brown Flaxseed; pack size: 200 g

Batch Code:

L131315; best before date: end of January 2023

Country Of Origin:

United Kingdom

Message:

Aldi is recalling the above batch of The Foodie Market Milled Brown Flaxseed due to detection of Salmonella Typhimurium.  Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in Aldi stores supplied with the implicated batch.

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 more severe illness.

Action Required:

Inspectors:

EHOs are requested as part of their routine checks to verify that the implicated batch is recalled from sale in Aldi stores. Please notify FSAI (foodincidents@fsai.ie) of any concerns.

Consumers:

Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batch.


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