Apple juice recalled due to contaminant
Castlewood Farm is recalling the above batch of its Organic Apple Juice due to an elevated level of patulin.
Patulin is a toxic contaminant produced naturally by a number of moulds found in and on fruit.
Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores supplied with the implicated batch.
Nature Of Danger:
While patulin does not present an immediate risk to consumers, its presence is unacceptable and long-term consumption could cause an effect on human health. If consumed in large quantities over a period of time, patulin may cause damage to the immune system, nervous system and gastrointestinal tract.
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 consume the implicated batch.
Product: Castlewood Farm Organic Apple Juice
Pack size: 750ml
Batch Code: Best Before October 2021
Country Of Origin: Ireland
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