Food Recall: Pendle Ham & Bacon Curers Sliced Mortadella, Sliced Pancetta, Sliced Danish Salami

Posted by Daniel Palmer on 4th March 2009

Pendle Ham and Bacon Curers Pty Ltd wishes to advise its customers that it has initiated a consumer recall on the below-listed products as a precautionary health measure. The recall is in response to testing which indicates the presence of Listeria monocytogenes.

Listeria may cause illness in pregnant women, the very young, the elderly and people with low immune systems. Any customer concerned about their health should contact their doctor.

Consumers are asked not to consume this product and should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. The recall applies only to the below product. This recall is being undertaken to ensure the safety of customers as an ongoing commitment to maintain the highest possible standards of safety and product quality at all times.

Date Notified To FSANZ: 3 March 2009

Food Product: Smallgoods

Name of Products: Sliced Mortadella, Sliced Pancetta, Sliced Danish Salami

Package Description & Size: 1kg Vacuum sealed packages

Use By Date: 18/03/09

Australian Distribution: NSW

Overseas Distribution: Nil

Reason for Recall: Microbial – Listeria monocytogenes