The Co-op is recalling two date codes of its Scottish smoked salmon because some packs contain high levels of listeria. The affected batches have a ‘use by’ date of 21 December 2011 and 24 December 2011. If you have bought the product do not eat it. The Agency has issued a Product Recall Information Notice.
The product being recalled is:
• The Co-operative Scottish Smoked Salmon, 160g
• Use by: 21 December and 24 December 2011
The Co-op has recalled the affected batches from consumers and stockists. Customer notices have been displayed in stores, explaining why the product has been recalled.
If you have bought the product, don’t eat it. You can return it to the store for a full refund. No other Co-op products are known to be affected.
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Fuente: Foos Standards Agency