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

Willowbrook Foods has taken the precautionary step of recalling certain salad products with bacon because they might contain Listeria monocytogenes. The products are sold in Budgens, Supervalu, Centra, Mace, Nisa, Lidl and Spar retail stores.

Product details
Willowbrook Fine Foods Chicken and Bacon Caesar Salad (sold at Budgens and Nisa)
Pack size: 150g
Use-by date: 25 April 2018

Chicken and Bacon Caesar Salad

Fresh For You Chicken and Bacon Caesar Salad (sold at Supervalu/Centra/Mace)
Pack size 150g
Use-by date: 25 April 2018

Fresh For You- Chicken and Bacon Caesar Salad

Meadow Fresh Caesar Style Salad Bowl (sold at Lidl in Northern Ireland)
Pack size: 205g
Use-by date: 25 and 26 April 2018

Meadow Fresh Salad Bowl

Deluxe Potato Salad with bacon (sold at Lidl in Northern Ireland)
Pack size 220g
Use-by date: 28 and 29 April 2018

Potato Salad with Bacon

Spar Prepared Salad – Chicken & Bacon Caesar Salad (sold at Spar in Northern Ireland)
Pack size: 150g
Use-by date: 25 April 2018

Spar Prepared Caesar Salad

No other Willowbrook Foods products are known to be affected.

The presence of Listeria monocytogenes in the products listed above.

The products listed above might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

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.

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.

Action taken by the company
Willowbrook Foods is recalling the above products. Point-of-sale notices will be displayed in all retail stores that are selling these products. These notices explain to customers why the products are being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product. Please see the attached notices.

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

Additional businesses involved
Willowbrook Foods


Recall: Willowbrook Foods – salad products with bacon