Glensallagh Family Pack Roast Chicken Breast Pieces are being recalled due to the presence of Listeria monocytogenes.
The harmful bacteria can grow at temperatures as low as 0°C which permits multiplication at typical refrigeration temperatures, greatly increasing its ability to evade control in human foodstuffs.
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. Some people are more vulnerable to Listeria monocytogenes infections, including pregnant women, babies, and people with weakened immune systems, including the elderly. The incubation period (time between initial infection and first symptoms appearing) is on average three weeks but can range between 3 and 70 days.
The recall alert was issued by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) on Wednesday. It applies specifically to:
Glensallagh Family Pack Roast Chicken Breast Pieces
Pack size: 240g
Batch Code: P3527
Use by: 13 Sep 20
Country Of Origin: Ireland
Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores supplied with the implicated batch which was sold in Lidl stores.
Retailers are requested to remove the implicated batch from sale and to display a point-of-sale recall notice in stores where the affected batch was sold.
Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batch.
If you have a story or want to send a photo or video to us please contact the Donegal Live editorial team any time. To contact Donegal Democrat and Donegal People's Press, email firstname.lastname@example.org To contact Donegal Post, email email@example.com To contact Inish Times, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subscribe or register today to discover more from DonegalLive.ie
Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.
Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.