Sevre & Belle Le Chevrot Au Lait Cru cheese sold by Harrods is recalled because it contains E.coli (STEC)

Last updated:
24 December 2015
product recall
Harrods is recalling Sevre & Belle brand Le Chevrot Au Lait Cru 200g cheese with a ‘use by’ date of 4 January 2016 because it contains E.coli (STEC). This type of bacteria can cause food poisoning. If you have bought this product, do not eat it.

Risk

Harrods is recalling Le Chevrot cheese because it contains E.coli (STEC), a type of bacteria that is potentially harmful to health.

Product details

Product: Sevre & Belle, Le Chevrot Au Lait Cru
Pack size: 200g
'Use by' date: 4 January 2016
Lot Number: 152932110

No other products sold by Harrods are known to be affected.

Action taken by the company

Harrods is recalling the above product and, where possible, is contacting customers who have bought it.  Point-of-sale recall notices are also being displayed in stores. These notices explain to customers why the product is being recalled and tell them what actions to take if they have bought the product. A copy of the point-of-sale recall notice is attached to this notice.

Advice to consumers

If you have bought this product with the lot number above, 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If there is a problem with a food product that means it should not be sold, then it might be 'withdrawn' (taken off the shelves) or 'recalled' (when customers are asked to return the product).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.

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Ref: 59/2015