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Ketsuda Phoutinane

Cadbury issues urgent 'do not eat' warning over food poisoning risk

Cadbury fans are being urged not to eat not to eat six Müller yoghurts due to fears the products are contaminated with listeria.

The dairy brand Müller has taken the precautionary step of recalling batches of various Cadbury dessert products because of the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes.

Listeria poisoning is usually caught from food, causing unpleasant symptoms similar to the flu like fever, chills, vomiting and diarrhoea. Some groups are more vulnerable to the infection, including people aged 65 and over, pregnant women and those with weakened immune systems.

Anybody who has bought the Müller Cadbury products have been instructed to return them to the shop they were purchased for a refund even if they don't have a receipt.

Cadbury products recalled by Müller

Müller is recalling some Cadbury desserts due to the risk of listeria bacteria (Sainsbury's)

These products listed might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes:

  • Cadbury Crunchie Chocolate Dessert 75g - May 17, 2023
  • Cadbury Flake Chocolate Dessert 75g - May 17, 2023
  • Cadbury Dairy Milk Buttons Chocolate Dessert 75g - May 18, 2023
  • Cadbury Dairy Milk Chunks Chocolate Dessert 75g - May 18, 2023
  • Cadbury Heroes Chocolate Dessert 6x75g - May 18, 2023
  • Cadbury Daim Chocolate Dessert 75g - May 18, 2023

According to the NHS, the infection is mainly a problem with chilled, ready-to-eat foods, such as dairy products made from unpasteurised milk, cooked sliced meats and cured meats, and some pre-prepared fruit.

The Food Symptoms Agency writes: "Symptoms caused by this organism can be similar to flu and include high temperature, muscle ache or pain, chills, feeling or being sick and diarrhoea. Some people are more vulnerable to listeria infections, including those over 65 years of age, pregnant women and their unborn babies, babies less than one month old and people with weakened immune systems.

For more information, customers can contact Müller over email on or call 07354 835 893.

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