The following notice has been issued by the Food Standards Agency:
Co-op is recalling Co-op Sliced Pepperoni because E. coli O157 has been found in the product.
Co-op Sliced Pepperoni
Pack size: 70 g
Use-by date: 19 May 2020
The presence of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli in the product listed above.
Symptoms caused by this organism include diarrhoea, abdominal pain, bloody diarrhoea, and haemolytic uremic syndrome, a serious condition that can lead to kidney failure and can be fatal.
Action taken by the company
Co-op 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. Please see the attached notice.
Our advice to consumers
If you have bought the above product, do not eat it. Instead contact 0800 0686 727 or email@example.com to arrange a refund. If customers are making an essential trip to the store from where it was bought, they can return the item in-store for a full refund.