Food recalls and alerts in the European Union

Hollow oysters (crassostrea gigas)

Description:
Norovirus (3 out of 4 samples) in hollow oysters (Crassostrea gigas) from Ireland, dispatched from the Netherlands
Classification:
Alert
The product have reached its market and is presenting a serious health risk to consumers. Products have or are in the process of being withdrawn from the market.
Hazard:

Norovirus

Category: pathogenic micro-organisms

Result: Units: Date:
3 out of 4 samples N/A 2012-12-13
Product comes from:
Ireland
Netherlands
The product has been distributed to:
Austria
Belgium
Denmark
Germany
Norway
Notification issued by:
Netherlands
Basis of notification:
Food poisoning
Reports of a food poisoning leading to the notification of a risk in a food on the market that has caused the food poisoning
Distribution status:
Distribution to other member countries
Action taken:
Recall from consumers
Brand:
N/A

The brand or company name is not published.

Type:
Food
RASFF reference:
2012.1748
Notification created:
(2012-12-19)
Notification updated:
(2012-12-28)
Source:
Visit RASFF website for more information.