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PICS: Dunnes Stores And Aldi Issue Urgent Recall Of Popular Products Over Harmful Bacteria

By Darragh Berry

April 16, 2018 at 1:18pm


Dunnes Stores and Aldi have issued an urgent recall following a warning that the products may contain traces of harmful bacteria. 

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland confirmed that Wonderfoods Salads have issued a warning over two of their products that contain a batch of bacon that possibly contains Listeria monocytogenes.

The warning is only precautionary and came to light after a routine sample check was carried out. 

Dunnes Stores Chicken, Bacon & Sweetcorn Deli Filler (175g) with use-by dates of between April 13th and April 20th and Aldi Specially Selected Baby Potato with Bacon Salad (240g) with use-by dates of between April 13th and April 18th are the products that are part of the recall. 

Dunnes Stores Chicken
Aldi Bacon

Symptoms of someone who has contracted Listeria monocytogenes include: high temperatures, muscle ache or pain and diarrhea and in severe cases, people can get meningitis and septicemia.

If these products are in your home, it is recommended that you bring it back to your nearest store where you can avail of a refund or a replacement of the product. 

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