Product recall: fish recalled throughout France, the supermarkets concerned

Food products pass through numerous checks before arriving on the supermarket shelves. Health authorities want to make sure that consumers do not encounter food poisoning problems. Unfortunately, it happens that certain pathogenic bacteria escape treatment and contaminate our food. According to the Rappel Conso website, many products sold in France contain Listeria. Discover the details of this product recall.

What is Listeria?

Listeria is a genus of bacteria responsible for lsteriosis. It can be found anywhere in the external environment and may prove to be resistant. Listeria can end up in household refrigerators and freezers after contaminating food.

The latter has the ability to develop even at low temperature. It can cause serious illness and yet can be found in foods we eat every day. It is important to know that Listeriosis is potentially fatal.

According to figures from the World Health Organization, Death rate due to listeriosis is of concern. Indeed, there is a severe form of listeriosis called invasive listeriosis.

It is therefore necessary to pay attention to the symptoms and try to receive treatment as soon as possible. It is best to avoidingest food knowing that it contains Listeria.

Symptoms to watch out for

Certain groups of people are most susceptible to this danger. These are pregnant women, children or the elderly. Those who have problems with their immune system should also be on their guard.

This may be people undergoing treatment against cancer or AIDS. Those who have just had an organ transplant are also at high risk. Listeriosis can present with digestive disturbances such as vomiting or diarrhea.

The patient may have fever, headaches, and even body aches. Neurological complications can occur if the person has consumed a food with a high dose of listeria. In case of’appearance of these symptomsyou should quickly consult your doctor.

Product recall: affected products

A product recall from September 29 concerns batches of smoked salmon from the La Petite Fabrique brand. These are vacuum bags of 4 slices of 120 grams and sachets of 6 slices of 180 grams. The product was in Leclerc, Carrefour and Sedis stores between August 24 and September 21, 2022.

If you purchased during this period, check the following references:

  • Batch 351 2302 with barcode 3760337632547 (use-by date 09/21/2022)
  • Batch 343 2292 with barcode 3760337632554 (use-by date 09/20/2022)
  • Batch 335 2284 with barcode 3760337632554 (consumption deadline 09/16/2022)
  • Batch 365 2504 with barcode 3760337632547 (use-by date 07/10/2022)

The product recall procedure will end on Friday, December 2. Customers who have purchased this product should return it to the point of purchase by this date. They will be eligible for a refund. Consumers can contact the 03 21 99 42 61 to get more information.

Product recall at Carrefour

The supermarket Carrefour also alerts its customers to the presence of Listeria in some batches of raclette cheese. These products were sold in mainland France and in the DOM-TOMs from August 23 to September 20, 2022.

The product recall specifies that it is the classic sliced ​​raclette in 400 G trays. The references to check are those with the GTIN code 3270190207702. The products in question have batch numbers that begin with 1152223102.

The expiry date of these raclette cheeses ends on October 19, 2022. Note that this date corresponds to products that were sold in mainland France.

The product recall also concerns the same references which are marketed in the overseas departments. The latter, on the other hand, had a minimum durability date set for November 8, 2022.

Carrefour provides the consumer service number 0 805 500 120. The line is available from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day of the week except Sunday. It is also possible to obtain a refund by returning the product before Tuesday, October 4, 2022.

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