Recall of Holland and Barrett Brazil Nut Products Due to the Possible Presence of Salmonella

Friday, 28 August 2020

Category 1:

For Action

Alert Notification:



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Batch Code:

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Country Of Origin:

United Kingdom


Holland & Barrett is recalling some batches of nut products 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:


A distribution list will be emailed to PEHOs in due course. Please notify FSAI (

Manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, caterers & retailers:

Retailers are requested to remove the implicated batches from sale.


Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batches.

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