Makro recalls certain batch codes of various 'tapas' meat products due to the presence of listeria monocytogenes

Type: Recalled from customers

Ref: 01/2012


Makro is recalling certain batches of various 'Tapas' brand meat products because some packs were found to contain high levels of Listeria monocytogenes.

Product details:

Tapas Chorizo Sliced
Pack sizes: 80g and 200g

Tapas Serrano Ham Sliced
Pack sizes: 80g and 300g

Tapas Trio Sliced (this product contains Serrano Ham, Chorizo Sausage and Salchichon)
Pack size: 150g

Batch and date codes:

All products purchased after 6 October 2011.

Action taken by the company:

The company, Makro, has recalled the affected products from customers and letters notifying customers who have purchased the product have been sent out today, 10 January 2012. Recall notices have also been issued and will be displayed in stores along with selected trade and regional publications and their internet sites, explaining the reason for the recall and the actions customers can take if they have bought the affected product(s). A copy of the product recall notice issued by Makro can be viewed via the link below.

No other Makro products are known to be affected.

Advice to consumers

If you have purchased any of the above products, do not consume them. For refund or replacement information please refer to the attached recall notice.