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Faughan Foods is recalling Glensallagh Roast Chicken Breast Pieces because of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

Northern Ireland
Last updated: 10 September 2020

Faughan Foods is recalling Glensallagh Roast Chicken Breast Pieces because Listeria monocytogenes has been found in the product. This product was sold in Lidl Northern Ireland stores only

Product details

Glensallagh Roast Chicken Breast Pieces (Family pack)
Pack size 240g
Batch code P3527
Best before 13 September 2020

Risk statement

The presence of Listeria monocytogenes in the product listed above. Symptoms caused by this organism can be similar to flu and include high temperature, muscle ache or pain, chills, feeling or being sick and diarrhoea. However, in rare cases, the infection can be more severe, causing serious complications, such as meningitis.

Some people are more vulnerable to listeria infections, including those over 65 years of age, pregnant women and their unborn babies, babies less than one month old and people with weakened immune systems.

Action taken by the company

Faughan Foods is recalling the above product. Point of sale notices will be displayed in all retail stores that are selling this product. These notices explain to customers why the product is being recalled and tells them what to do if they have bought the product. Please see the attached notice.

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

About product recalls and withdrawals

If there is a problem with a food product that means it should not be sold, then it might be 'withdrawn' (taken off the shelves) or 'recalled' (when customers are asked to return the product). The FSA issues Product Withdrawal Information Notices and Product Recall Information Notices to let consumers and local authorities know about problems associated with food. In some cases, a 'Food Alert for Action' is issued. This provides local authorities with details of specific action to be taken on behalf of consumers.

Ref: FSA-PRIN-43-2020