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Recall of a Batch of Burren Smoke House Smoked Irish Organic Salmon Due to the Detection of Listeria monocytogenes

Monday, 23 March 2020

Summary
Category 1:

For Action

Alert Notification:

2020.17

Product:

Burren Smokehouse Smoked Irish Organic Salmon; pack sizes: 90g, 180g, 500g.

Batch Code:

291/03 or 29103

Country Of Origin:

Ireland

Message:

Burren Smokehouse is recalling the above batch of Smoked Irish Organic Salmon due to the low level detection of Listeria monocytogenes. Consumers are advised to check their fridges and freezers for 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, such as meningitis.  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:

Caterers should not use the implicated batch.  

Consumers:

Consumers are advised not to eat the above batch and to dispose of it.

Burren Smokehouse FOP