Recall of Beef Extract in the United Kingdom Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

Issue Date 15 August 2008
Source of Information Food Standards Agency, United Kingdom
Food Product Beef Extract
Name of Products Bovril Beef Extract
Name of Company Unilever UK
Product Description
  1. Product weight: 250 grammes (glass jar)
    Best before: end January 2010
    Batch codes: L8201XX795, L8206XX795, L8207XX795 and L8208XX795
  2. Product weight: 600 grammes (plastic tub)
    Best before: end January 2010
    Batch code: L8207XX795
Reason for Recall Products might have been contaminated with Salmonella
Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) has contacted the U.K. authorities for further information. We have informed the trade of the incident and are closely monitoring the situation.
Advice to the Trade Stop selling the affected products
Advice to Consumers Stop consuming the affected products
Further Information

Website of Food Standards Agency, UK

The CFS press release

Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
15 August 2008