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

Yorkshire Fine Cheese is recalling Barncliffe Brie because Listeria monocytogenes has been found in one batch. The business has taken the precautionary step of recalling a further two batches that may contain Listeria monocytogenes.

Product details
Barncliffe Brie
Pack size: 200 g and 1 kg
Batch code: 098, 099, 002
Best-before date: 4 March 2019, 6 March 2019, 25 March 2019

Barncliffe Brie

No other Yorkshire Fine Cheese products are known to be affected.

Risk statement
The possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes in the product. 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.

Action taken by the company
Yorkshire Fine Cheese 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.

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.


Recall: Yorkshire Fine Cheese – Barncliffe Brie