Dunnes, Spar, Tesco, & Lidl Remove Products From Shelves

As a precautionary measure, on the advice of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland, (FSAI) Dunnes Stores and Spar are initiating a recall of their own brand pestos, due to the possible presence of Salmonella. Consumers who may have bought the implicated batches should return it to the place of initial purchase.

Dunnes Stores
The batches involved in the recall at Dunnes Stores are the 130g, Dunnes Stores, Tomato Pesto (With use by dates between 05/07/2018 and 30/09/018) and Basil Pesto (With use dates between 02/07/2018 and 25/09/2018).

Spar’s recall involves their 125g Basil Pesto (With use by dates between 05/07/2018 and 25/09/2018) and Red Pesto (With use by dates between 05/07/2018 and 25/09/2018).

Greenyard Frozen UK Ltd
Greenyard Frozen UK Ltd are recalling a wide variety of frozen vegetable products, because they could cause Listeria monocytogenes.  Listeria is a serious disease which can be life threatening, particularly for pregnant women, the elderly and people with a weakened immune system, according to the FSAI. This company’s frozen vegetables are on sale in Tesco and Lidl, among other stores.

Products recalled include:-

4 Steam Bags Carrot, Broccoli & Sweetcorn 640g (With use dates up to and including Jan 2020). 4 Steam Bags Peas, Broccoli, Spinach & Sweetcorn 640g; 4 Growers Harvest Steam Bags Carrot, Peas & Sweetcorn 640g; Mixed Vegetables with Red Peppers 1kg; Sweetcorn (Resealable) 1kg; Classic Mixed Vegetables (Resealable) 1kg: Growers Harvest Sweetcorn
907g; Growers Harvest Mixed Vegetables 1.16kg; Everyday Value Sweetcorn 907g;

Green Grocer’s (Lidl)
Super sweet Sweetcorn 1kg; All batches, with all ‘Best before Dates’; Fragrant Golden Rice (2 Single Steam Pouches) 400g;

Green Grocer’s & Freshona (Lidl)
Mixed Vegetables 1kg; Steamers Carrots, Broccoli & Sweetcorn 4 x 160g; Steamers Baby Carrots, Peas, Green Beans & Sweetcorn 4 x 160g.

Choice Mixed Vegetables 1kg, (With use all use dates up to Jan 2020). Note: Only Batch codes ending “Z or N” affected, i.e: DEC 19 L****Z or DEC 19 L****N; Garden Peas 2.5kg; Sweetcorn 2.5kg, and Mixed Vegetables 900g, (with use date codes between Jan 2020 and June 2020 inclusive).

The FSAI advise all consumers to return all named products to the store from where they were purchased. They also recommend that consumers who may be feeling unwell, should seek medical advice.


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