Co-op Sliced Pepperoni Meat Recall [UK]

UK FlagUK/London: Logo - Co-Op LimitedCo-Op Limited, a Birmingham, West Midlands establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Co-op Sliced Pepperoni Meat products from the British marketplace due to suspected risk of Escherichia coli (“E.coli”) O157 contamination and consequential risk of Gram-negative bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.


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Additional information:
The UK Food Standards Agency (“FSA”) reports the following Sliced Pepperoni Meat products are subject to recall:

  • Co-op Sliced Pepperoni, sold in 70 gram package with use-by date of 19 May 2020

==> No barcodes, UPCs, EANs or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the FSA, Co-op has recalled certain batch/lots Co-op Sliced Pepperoni because E. coli O157 has been found in the product. Consequently, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled Pepperoni Meat products identified above.

==> For information about E. Coli Poisoning, please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Sliced Pepperoni Meat products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Pepperoni Meat to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-9-9, your closest hospital A&E or emergency centre equipped to properly treat bacterial poisoning such as Shiga toxin-producing E. coli.


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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact a local Co-op store for a refund or contact 0800 0686 727 during normal business hours British Standard Time, Monday to Friday. You can also reach the company by e-mail at

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Sliced Pepperoni Meat products, please search for “pepperoni” or more generically, “meat” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected E. coli contamination, please search for “E. coli” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Co-Op Limited, please search for “Co-Op” using the Search Box at the top of this page.


More information about this recall:
FSA Ref: FSA-PRIN-21-2020
Recalls Direct RIN: 12928-2020
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