Lidl recall chicken over urgent listeria fears – illness potentially deadly

A product is being recalled in Northern Ireland after fears of contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. The recall, specific to Northern Ireland, affects products in Lidl stores.

The Glensallagh Roast Chicken Breast Pieces by Faughan Foods are being recalled.

What products are affected?

Glensallagh Roast Chicken Breast Pieces (Family pack)

  • Pack size 240g
  • Batch code P3527
  • Best before 13 September 2020

The FSA said: “Listeria monocytogenes (listeria) is a bacterium that causes an illness called listeriosis. Cases of foodborne illness from listeria are rare, but can involve serious symptoms and even death in certain groups of people. These include:

  • people with weakened immune systems, such as those suffering from cancer
  • pregnant women and their unborn babies
  • newborn babies
  • elderly people.”

The symptoms of Listeria include a flu feelings, with high temperature, muscles pains and sickness.

Another recall has been made after peanuts contaminated the product.

Stray peanuts could cause deadly anaphylaxis for allergy sufferers.

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What products are affected?

Snak Shed Milk Chocolate Coated Jumbo Raisins

  • Pack size 60g
  • Batch code MOR004 2LO 2107 0 and MOR004 2L6 2107 0
  • Best before 21 July 2021
  • Allergens Peanuts

Recently Co-op issued an urgent recall of caramel bites.

This is a health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to barley or gluten.

Which products are being recalled?

Co-op 18 Chocolate Caramel Shortcake Bites

  • Pack size 18 pieces
  • Best before 16 October 2020
  • Allergens Gluten (barley)

The FSA said: “Co-op is recalling the above product from customers and has contacted the relevant allergy support organisations, which will tell their members about the recall.

“The company has also issued a point-of-sale notice to its customers.

“These notices explain to customers why the product is being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product.”

Co-op added: “Alternatively, if you are currently self-isolating or shielding please contact our Customer Careline to arrange a refund. Contact: 0800 0686 727 or [email protected].”

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