The Co-operative has taken steps to recall its Truly Irresistible Camembert as a precautionary measure.
Listeria monocytogenes can cause foodborne illness, with pregnant women, young children, those with weakened immune systems and anyone over 60 years old particularly at risk.
The Co-operative Truly Irresistible Camembert 250g batch with a ‘use by’ date of 21 February 2016 is the only Co-operative product known to be affected at this time.
Co-op spokesperson said: “Product safety is our absolute priority and as a precaution we have recalled the product following routine testing. Notices have been placed in all stockist stores and we have alerted the FSA.
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“We would advise customers not to consume this product and return it to store for a full refund.”
The warning comes a week after Sainsbury’s issued a recall for a batch of Camembert products due to the presence of the same bacteria.