Waitrose recalls Rainbow Trout Fillets due to Listeria contamination
8 June 2022
Waitrose is recalling Waitrose 2 British Hot Smoked Rainbow Trout Fillets because Listeria monocytogenes has been found in the product.
Waitrose 2 British Hot Smoked Rainbow Trout Fillets
11 June 2022
The presence of Listeria monocytogenes in the product listed above.
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
Waitrose 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. Please see the attached notice.
Customer notice: Waitrose 2 Hot Smoked Rainbow Trout Fillets
Our advice to consumers
If you have bought the above product do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.