Primula Cheese which is available in squeezy tubes is recalled over fears of being affected by deadly bacteria.
The primula tubes are feared to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a highly dangerous form of food poisoning.
Many reputable supermarkets have recalled Primula Cheese as it may cause paralysis as it may be affected by this highly dangerous bacteria. Clostridium botulinum is a bacterium capable of producing dangerous toxins under low oxygen conditions. If ingested can trigger a serious form of food poisoning.
The company has said :
“We are aware of a potential source of food poisoning found in a limited number of our Primula tube products. This was found discovered during routine testing. “
Considering the health and safety of the customers the company has advised not to consume the Primula Cheese, and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
The company has advised not to consume the Cheese which falls within following dates:
150g Primula Cheese Tubes, all flavors – 25.12.20 to 28.01.21
100g Primula Cheese tubes, all flavors – 30.10.20 to 10.12.20
If the bacteria is ingested it can cause food poisoning called Botulism. NHS has said the toxin from the bacteria is most powerful and the illness caused by them could be life-threatening.
They attack the nervous system which can lead to paralysis.
Early Signs of poisoning
The early signs of poisoning include
- Severe nausea
Other symptoms include
- Drooping eyelids
- Difficult swallowing
- Slurred speech