Recall of Several Cahills Cheese Products due to the presence of Listeria monocytogenes

As a precaution,Cahills Farm Cheese are recalling the below batches of its cheddar cheeses with Original Irish Porter, Original Irish Whiskey, Red Wine, Original Irish Cream Liqueur and Wild Blueberries & Vodka due to possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes.

Nature Of Danger:

Symptoms of Listeria monocytogenes infection can include mild flu-like symptoms, or gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.  In rare cases, the infection can be more severe, causing serious complications. Some people are more vulnerable to Listeria monocytogenes infections, including pregnant women, babies, and people with weakened immune systems, including the elderly.  The incubation period (time between initial infection and first symptoms appearing) is on average 3 weeks but can range between 3 and 70 days.

Retailers are requested to remove the implicated batches from sale and to display a point-of-sale recall notice in stores where the affected batches were sold. Wholesalers/distributors are requested to contact their affected customers, recall the affected batches and provide a point-of-sale recall notice to their retail customers. Caterers should not use the implicated batches.

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