Listeria: this contaminated cheese recalled everywhere in Europe

Listeria: this contaminated cheese recalled everywhere in France

Maroilles is currently the subject of a recall. It would contain a toxic bacteria, responsible for listeriosis. Here is the procedure to follow if you have purchased one.

Notice to cheese fans: maroilles sold throughout Europe should no longer be consumed. According to the Conso Rappel website, it could be contaminated by a dangerous bacteria: Listeria monocytogenes.

What is it about ?

Here are the details about the recalled product:

  • Product category: Food
  • Subcategory: Milk and dairy products
  • Mark: Ch’ti
  • Model or reference: Maroilles Sorbais AOP Ch’ti: Sorbais format only
  • GTIN : 3340040000170
  • Lot : 355
  • Minimum durability date: April 7, 8, 9, 12, 14, 15, 21 and 22, 2024
  • Start/end date of marketing: from 02/07/2024 to 04/22/2024
  • Storage temperature: Product to be stored in the refrigerator
  • Health mark: FR 02 725 002 CE
  • Geographical sales area: entire Europe
  • Distributors: Intermarché nord pas de calais; Intermarché Oise; northern cora; Intermarché fismes; Sodival intermarket; Auchan sum; Auchan Nord Pas de Calais


What’s wrong with this product?

This cheese is possibly contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the agent responsible for listeriosis, a disease which can be serious and has an incubation period of up to eight weeks.

According to the Rappel Conso website, “People who have consumed this product mentioned above and who have a fever, isolated or accompanied by headaches, and body aches, are invited to consult their doctor and report this consumption. Serious forms with neurological complications and maternal or fetal damage in pregnant women can also sometimes occur. Pregnant women as well as immunocompromised people and the elderly should be particularly attentive to these symptoms.

What to do with this fish?

It is recommended not to consume this product, and to return it to the point of sale for a refund. For more information on the product, contact 03 23 97 23 86. This procedure will end on 22 avril 2024.