UAE supermarkets recall frozen food following killer listeria outbreak in Europe

Deadly bacteria fears: Supermarkets recall frozen vegetables

Deadly bacteria fears: Supermarkets recall frozen vegetables

The major supermarket joined Tesco, Sainsbury's, Waitrose, Aldi and Iceland last week in recalling more than 40 potential lethal products.

A Victorian listeria death has been linked to a European strain of the disease which prompted this week's recall of 10 frozen vegetable products across Australia.

Listeriosis is an illness usually caused by eating food contaminated by bacteria which can grow in food at refrigeration temperatures, the department said.

Sweetcorn is the number one suspect food that needs to be eliminated, but frozen beans, peas, mixed veg and peppers are also on the danger list.

It is uncommon but can be risky for pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems.

Woolworths is recalling a frozen savoury rice product as a precaution after a listeria outbreak in Europe.

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When it was realised that the boys were in the cave system, divers began the process of trying to find them in the enormous area. Families of the first four have been able to see their children through a glass window, Chokedamrongsook said.

The listeria bacteria can live in your system for 1-6 weeks and patients might only see the first symptoms after 3 weeks of being infected.

Customers who have purchased the product should return the product to their local store for a full refund.

Earlier this year a listeria outbreak linked to contaminated rockmelons claimed six lives in NSW and Victoria.

In late June, the Hungarian Food Chain Safety Office banned the marketing of all frozen vegetable and frozen mixed vegetable products produced by the plant between August 2016 and June 2018, and ordered their immediate recall.

Food Standards Australia and New Zealand have recalled nine products - a mix of corn, carrot, pea and broccoli ranges - that originated from Britain, Belgium and Hungary.

IGA: Black & Gold Corn Kernels 500g bags. National distribution, only products with country of origin of Belgium, United Kingdom or Hungary, all other countries not affected.

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