Ref: FSS-PRIN-36-2017 (Update 1)
Errington Cheese Ltd is recalling all batches of Dunsyre Blue cheese because Listeria monocytogenes has been found in the product. This updates the previous product recall information notice issued on 21/12/2017 which related to a single batch of Dunsyre Blue (batch J9) and follows further testing undertaken by the company which identified that other batches may also be affected.
Product: Dunsyre Blue
Batch code: All Batches
Pack size: all sizes
‘Use By’ date: all date codes
No other Errington Cheese Ltd products are known to be affected
Risk: 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.
Our advice to consumers:
If you have bought any of the above product do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.
Action taken by the company:
Errington Cheese Ltd 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 tell them what to do if they have bought the product.
PASTEURISED DUNSYRE BLUE
WHAT HAS HAPPENED?
Routine customer testing has identified Listeria Monocytogenes in a sample of pasteurised Dunsyre Blue. We have therefore taken the decision to recall all batch’s whilst we carry out a full investigation following several presumptive results of our own.
WHAT SHOULD YOU DO
As a precautionary measure if you have purchased Dunsyre Blue cheese please dispose of it and contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01899 810 257 and we will arrange a refund. We are very sorry for the inconvenience caused. Errington Cheese Ltd