Chilli cheese products have been recalled due to risk of infection
Well, this isn't good.
Old Irish Creamery Cheese Irish Cheddar with Chilli has been recalled due to the presence of Listeria monocytogenes.
Listeria monocytogenes can cause infections, as well as vomiting, fever and headaches.
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland said:
"JOD Food Products is recalling the above batch of its Old Irish Creamery Cheese Irish Cheddar with Chilli following detection of Listeria monocytogenes in the batch. This batch of cheese was sold at Cork City Craft Fair on 24th-26th November 2018. Samples were also available at the craft fair."
"Symptoms of Listeria monocytogenes infection can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. In rare cases, the infection can be more severe, causing serious complications, such as meningitis. Some people are more vulnerable to Listeria monocytogenes infections, including pregnant women, newborns, and people with weakened immune systems, including the elderly."
If you have bought the product, the FSAI is warning consumers to not eat it and dispose of it immediately. If you ave eaten it and feel unwell, seek medical advice ASAP.
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