Recall of Old Irish Creamery Cheese Irish Cheddar with Chilli Due to Presence of Listeria monocytogenes

Thursday, 21 February 2019

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For Action

Alert Notification:



Old Irish Creamery Cheese Irish Cheddar with Chilli, pack size: 200g.

Batch Code:

‘Best-before’ date: 22.05.19

Country Of Origin:



JOD Food Products is recalling the above batch of its Old Irish Creamery Cheese Irish Cheddar with Chilli following detection of Listeria monocytogenes in the batch. This batch of cheese was sold at Cork City Craft Fair on 24th-26th November 2018. Samples were also available at the craft fair.

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, newborns, and people with weakened immune systems, including the elderly.

Action Required:


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