The following notice has been issued by the Food Standards Agency:
Errington Cheese Ltd is recalling Dunsyre Blue cheese because Listeria monocytogenes has been found in the product.
Product: Dunsyre Blue
Batch code: Batch J9
Pack size: all sizes
‘Use By’ date: all date codes
No other Errington Cheese Ltd products are known to be affected
The presence of Listeria monocytogenes in the product listed above. Symptoms caused by this organism can be similar to flu and include high temperature, muscle ache or pain, chills, feeling or being sick and diarrhoea. However, in rare cases, the infection can be more severe, causing serious complications, such as meningitis.
Some people are more vulnerable to listeria infections, including those over 65 years of age, pregnant women and their unborn babies, babies less than one month old and people with weakened immune systems.
Our advice to consumers
If you have bought any of the above product do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.
Action taken by the company
Errington Cheese Ltd is recalling the above product. Point of sale notices will be displayed in all retail stores that are selling this product. These notices explain to customers why the product is being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product.