Recall of Eat Natural Fruit and Nut Bars Brazil and Sultana Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

Tuesday, 25 August 2020

Summary
Category 1:

For Action

Alert Notification:

2020.50

Product:

Eat Natural Fruit & Nut Bars Brazil & Sultana; pack size: 50g

Batch Code:

Best before end dates: Aug 2020; Sep 2020; Oct 2020; Nov 2020; Dec 2020; Jan 2021; Feb 2021; Mar 2021; Apr 2021; May 2021 and Jun 2021

Country Of Origin:

United Kingdom

Message:

The above batches of Eat Natural Fruit & Nut Bars Brazil & Sultana are being recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination of the ingredient, brazil nuts. Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores supplied with the implicated batches.

Nature Of Danger:

People infected with Salmonella typically develop symptoms between 12 and 36 hours after infection, but this can range between 6 and 72 hours.  The most common symptom is diarrhoea, which can sometimes be bloody.  Other symptoms may include fever, headache and abdominal cramps.  The illness usually lasts 4 to 7 days. Diarrhoea can occasionally be severe enough to require hospital admission. The elderly, infants, and those with impaired immune systems are more likely to have a severe illness.

Action Required:

Inspectors:

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

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 should not eat the implicated batches.

Eat Natural 50g