Recall of Konspol Chicken Hamburgers due to the Presence of Listeria monocytogenes

Monday, 6 July 2020

Summary
Category 1:

For Action

Alert Notification:

2020.36

Product:

Konspol Hamburgery z kurczaka / Chicken Hamburger; pack size: 300g  

Batch Code:

294/VI; use by: 20/07/2020

Country Of Origin:

Poland

Message:

Konspol - Holding Sp. z o.o. is recalling the above batch of its chicken hamburgers due to the detection of Listeria monocytogenes.  Point-of-sale recall notices are to be displayed in stores supplied with the implicated batch.

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:

Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batch.

Chicken Hamburger