Recall of Less is Best Premium Turkey Breast Due to the Presence of Listeria monocytogenes

Friday, 1 March 2019

Category 1:

For Action

Alert Notification:



Less is Best Premium Turkey Breast; pack size: 120g.

Batch Code:

100212; ‘use-by’ date 28.02.2019.

Country Of Origin:



Divilly’s Ltd is recalling the above batch of its Less is Best Premium Turkey Breast due to the presence of Listeria monocytogenes.

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:

Businesses that have sold the implicated batch directly to consumers must display a point-of-sale recall notice.


Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batch. Consumers who may be feeling unwell or have concerns should seek medical advice.

Divilly's Turkey Breast