Product recalls

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Product recalls

Important product recalls are below

2016.12.08 Recall: Monolith UK Ltd - Chilled Dried Salted Common Roach

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

Monolith UK Ltd is recalling its Chilled Dried Salted Common Roach because correct controls were not in place to prevent Clostridium botulinum

The product is linked to botulism cases in Germany and is being recalled from customers as a precautionary measure.

Botulism/Botulinum toxin/Clostridium botulinum. Manufacturing controls that could potentially affect the safety of the product could not be demonstrated satisfactorily by the manufacturer. The issue relates to controlling factors to prevent the growth and toxin production of Clostridium botulinum. Botulinum toxin may cause a serious form of food poisoning and can be fatal.

Product details
Product: Chilled Dried Salted Common Roach
Pack size: 200g
Date Code: 110010
Best Before dates: 19 December 2016, and 26 December 2016


No other Monolith UK Ltd products are known to be affected.

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

Action taken by the company
Monolith UK Ltd is recalling the above product. Point of sale notices will be displayed in all retail stores that are selling this product.

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