The affected butter has a batch code of L134 and a best-before date of 14.09.2019
A BATCH of Bandon Co-op Butter is being recalled due to the presence of listeria monocytogenes.
The product, which is the 450g of butter has a batch code of L134 and a best-before date of 14.09.2019 and the implicated batch was distributed to retail shops in County Cork.
Retailers are requested to remove the affected batch from sale and clearly display a point-of-sale recall notice informing customers not to eat the affected batch. The Food Safety Authority of Ireland, who issued the notice yesterday, is advising customers not to eat the affected batch of Bandon Co-op Butter.
‘Symptoms of listeria monocytogenes infection can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness,’ said a spokesperson.
‘In rare cases, the infection can be more severe, causing serious complications such as meningitis.’