Recall of Prymat White Mustard Seeds due to Presence of Salmonella Typhimurium

Thursday, 1 August 2019

Category 1:

For Action

Alert Notification:



Prymat Gorczyca Biała cała (white mustard seeds); pack size: 30 g

Batch Code:

1298133, ‘best-before’ date: 31/05/2022

Country Of Origin:




Salmonella Typhimurium has been detected in the above batch of white mustard seeds. The implicated batch may cause illness if consumed raw.  The affected batch has been removed from sale and a point-of-sale recall notice must be displayed where the batch has been sold. 


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:

Manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, caterers & retailers:

Food businesses who have sold the implicated batch are requested to remove it from sale and clearly display a point of sale notice informing customers not to eat it.



Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batch. Consumers who may have already consumed the affected batch and are feeling unwell should seek medical advice.