Product recalls

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Product recalls

Important product recalls are below

2016.12.12 Recall: Italcarciofi Friarielli (Turnip Top Leaf in sunflower oil)

The following notice has been issued by the Food Standards Agency:

Alivini Company Limited has taken the precautionary step of recalling 1062 ml jars of Italcarciofi Friarielli (Turnip top leaf in sunflower oil), because preliminary investigations by the National Institute of Health in Italy suggested the product could have been associated with three suspected botulism cases in Italy.

Botulism is a serious form of food poisoning and can be fatal. The association between the product and the suspected botulism cases has not been confirmed. However, a recall from customers is being carried out as a precautionary measure.

Product details
Brand: Italcarciofi
Name: Friarielli (Turnip Top Leaf in sunflower oil)
Volume: 1062ml
Batch/lot: ITCS339
Best-before date: 05/12/2016


No other Italcarciofi products are known to be affected.

Our advice to consumers
If you have bought the above product do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a refund.

Action taken by the company
Alivini Company Limited is recalling the affected product from its customers. A product recall information notice will be sent to all businesses that sell the product, explaining to customers the reason for recall and the actions they can take if they have bought the affected product.

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