Pennard Red Goats Cheese recalled due to presence of Listeria monocytogenes

4 April 2023

Somerset Cheese Company is recalling Pennard Red Goats Cheese because Listeria monocytogenes has been found in a batch of this product.

Product details

Name:  Pennard Red Goats Cheese
Pack size: 2kg wheel and any cut pieces
Batch code: 03/10/2022
Best before: 28 April 2023

Risk statement

The presence of Listeria monocytogenes in the above 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

Somerset Cheese Company is recalling the above product. Point of sale notices will be displayed where the product was sold. 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.

Customer Notice: Somerset Cheese Company

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product do not eat it. Instead, contact the Somerset Cheese Company for a full refund. For further information contact the Somerset Cheese Company at 01749 860237 or email

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