Recall of Certain Batches of Mediterani Goats Cheese Log due to the Possible Presence of Listeria Monocytogenes

Thursday, 29 October 2020

Summary
Category 1:

For Action

Alert Notification:

2020.75

Product:

Mediterani Passion For Food Goats Log Cheese; pack size: 1kg; Approval number: NL Z 1227 EC

Batch Code:

Please see table below for batch codes and best before dates.

Country Of Origin:

Netherlands

Message:

Certain batches of Mediterani Goats Cheese Log are being recalled due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes. Point-of-sale recall notices will 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 batches from sale and to display a point-of-sale recall notice in stores where the affected batches were sold. 

Wholesalers/distributors are requested to contact their affected customers and recall the affected batches and provide a point-of-sale recall notice to their retailer customers. 

Caterers should not use the implicated batches.

Consumers:

Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batches.

Goats Cheese
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