Trading Standards Institute Advice

2019.09.23 Recall: Piper Crisps - various flavours and sizes

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

Pipers Crisps Ltd has taken the precautionary step of recalling two varieties of crisps because they may contain Listeria monocytogenes.

Product details
Anglesey Sea Salt
Pack size: 20 g
Batch code: L4 19252
Best-before date: 2020-01-27 (27 January 2020)

Anglesey Sea Salt
Pack size: 40 g
Batch code: L4 19252
Best-before date: 2020-01-27 (27 January 2020)

Anglesey Sea Salt
Pack size: 40 g
Batch code: L4 19253
Best-before date: 2020-01-28 (28 January 2020)

Anglesey Sea Salt
Pack size: 600 g
Batch code: L4 19259
Best-before date: 2020-02-03 (3 February 2020)

Anglesey Sea Salt
Pack size: 600 g
Batch code: L4 19260
Best-before date: 2020-02-04 (4 February 2020)

Anglesey Sea Salt
Pack size: 40 g
Batch code: L4 19261
Best-before date: 2020-02-05 (5 February 2020)

Karnataka Black Pepper
Pack size: 40 g
Batch code: L4 19254
Best-before date: 2020-01-29 (29 January 2020)

Piper Crisps

No other Pipers Crisps products are known to be affected.

Risk statement
The products listed above may 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
Pipers Crisps Ltd 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 notice.

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 (with or without a receipt).

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