Withdrawal of Gold River Quality Mixed Salad Leaves due to the Possible Presence of Cryptosporidium

Tuesday, 4 August 2020

Summary
Category 1:

For Action

Alert Notification:

2020.42

Product:

Gold River Quality Mixed Salad Leaves (Seasonal Salad Box); pack size: 1kg

Batch Code:

All batch codes, all best before dates.

Country Of Origin:

Ireland

Message:

All batches of Gold River Quality Mixed Salad Leaves (Seasonal Salad Box) are being withdrawn from sale as a precaution, due to the possible presence of Cryptosporidium.

Nature Of Danger:

Cryptosporidium is a microscopic parasite which causes cryptosporidiosis, a common form of gastroenteritis. Watery diarrhoea is the most common symptom of cryptosporidiosis, which can be particularly serious for young children, older people, pregnant women and people with weakened immune systems.

Action Required:

Inspectors:

EHOs are requested to notify the FSAI at foodincidents@fsai.ie, if the implicated batches are found to be in use at catering premises.

Manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, caterers & retailers:

Caterers should not use the implicated batches.

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