Recall of a Batch of Ardo Frozen Fruitberry Mix due to the Presence of Hepatitis A

Tuesday, 23 August 2022

Summary
Category 1:

For Action

Alert Notification:

2022.53

Product:

Ardo Frozen Fruitberry Mix; pack size: 2500g

Batch Code:

Lot:58622131; Best before date: 31.05.24

Country Of Origin:

Poland

Message:

The above batch of Ardo Frozen Fruitberry Mix is being recalled due to the presence of hepatitis A. Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores supplied with the implicated batch.

Nature Of Danger:

Hepatitis A infection is an acute disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis A virus. Symptoms include fever, loss of appetite, nausea, abdominal pain, and jaundice. Some people experience a fairly mild illness and recover within a couple of weeks. Other people develop more severe symptoms and may take months to fully recover. Older people are more likely to have more severe symptoms and some infected children do not have any symptoms at all. The incubation period (time between initial infection and first symptoms appearing) is on average 28 days but can range from 15 to 50 days.

Action Required:

Inspectors:

A distribution list will be emailed to PEHOs in due course. Please notify the FSAI (foodincidents@fsai.ie) of any concerns.

Manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, caterers & retailers:

Businesses 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. 

Caterers should not use the implicated batch.

Consumers:

Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batch.

Ardo Fruitberry Mix