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21st Sep 2020

Dunnes Stores recalls batches of cooked chicken due to possible presence of dangerous bacteria

Rory Cashin

Two different brands of the cooked chicken have been issued a recall notice.

Dunnes Stores issued a recall today for two of their cooked chicken products, due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes. All stores where the products were sold have been requested to post recall notices.

As per the information supplied by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland:

“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.

“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.”

All batches with all expiry dates of the two following cooked chicken products:

  • Dunnes Stores My Family Favourites Cooked Chicken Pieces
  • Dunnes Stores My Family Favourites Cooked Chicken Tikka Pieces; pack size: 240g.

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