Update on recall of Loch Arthur Creamery Criffel unpasteurised cheese due to high levels of listeria

Last updated:
20 February 2013

Type: Recalled from customers

Ref: 04/2013 (Update 1)


Listeria monocytogenes has been detected in the above product following sampling by Dumfries & Galloway Council.

Product identification

Product name: Criffel
Brand name: Loch Arthur Creamery
Type of product: Full fat semi-soft unpasteurised cheese
Production date: 7 January 2013, 9 January 2013

Action taken by the company

Loch Arthur Creamery is recalling production dates 07/01/2013 and 09/01/2013. Point-of-sale notices will be displayed in stores explaining the actions consumers can take if they have bought the affected product.

No other Loch Arthur Creamery products are known to be affected.

Advice to consumers

If you have purchased the above product, please do not consume it, but return to store of purchase.