Product recall: be careful, these hamburger steaks can make you sick!

Product recall: be careful, these hamburger steaks can make you sick!

Many batches of minced steaks are subject to recall throughout Europe. The cause is the presence of a bacteria that can cause more or less severe symptoms such as bloody diarrhea or serious kidney complications.

Marketed between 02/29/2024 and 03/05/2024, several batches of minced steaks have been removed from the shelves of numerous Cora supermarkets throughout Europe. Due to a risk of serious infection due to the toxigenic Escherichia coli Shiga bacteria (STEC), it is recommended that the batches in question no longer be consumed. TipsForWomens takes stock of the information you need to know about the incriminated hamburger steaks.

Don’t eat these minced steaks!

Here is useful information to know about the three batches of Tendre et Plus brand minced steaks sold in Leclerc stores:

  • Food / Meat Ground Steak 5% CORA
  • Brand: CORA
  • Model or reference: Ground Steak 5% x1 CORA VBF Frisette 500g 5% CORA VBF
  • • GTIN 3257980351876 Lot 40595076 Use-by date 03/05/2024
  • • GTIN 3257984467894 Lot 40595076 Use-by date 03/05/2024
  • Packaging: TRAY
  • Marketing date: 02/29/2024
  • End of marketing date: 03/05/2024
  • Storage temperature: Product to be stored in the refrigerator
  • Geographical sales area: entire Europe
  • Distributors: CORA ST QUENTIN
  • Additional information allowing the product to be identified: Manufactured on 02/28/2024 with expiry date of 03/05/2024

Another alert concerns other batches:

  • Food / Meat Ground Steak 5% CORA
  • Brand: CORA
  • Model or reference: Minced Steak 5% x1 CORA VBF Frisette 500g 5% CORA VBF Minced Steak x6 5% VBF CORA
  • • GTIN 3257980351876 Lot 40595076 Use-by date 03/05/2024
  • • GTIN 3257984467894 Lot 40595076 Use-by date 03/05/2024
  • • GTIN 3257983721058 Lot 40595076 Use-by date 03/05/2024
  • Packaging: Tray
  • Marketing date: 02/29/2024
  • End of marketing date: 03/05/2024
  • Storage temperature: Product to be stored in the freezer
  • Geographical sales area: entire Europe
  • Distributors: CORA WATTIGNIES CORA DUNKERQUE SUPERMARKETS MATCH
  • Additional information allowing the product to be identified: Manufactured on 02/28/2024 with expiry date of 03/05/2024

Diarrhea, vomiting, fevers…

For your health, the dangerous product alerts site strongly advises not to consume these products of animal origin. In fact, the bacteria Escherichia coli was detected in these batches. If a food product infected with this bacteria is ingested, more or less severe symptoms may occur.

“Toxigenic Shiga Escherichia coli (STEC) can cause, in the week following consumption of contaminated products, diarrhea, sometimes bloody, abdominal pain and vomiting, accompanied or not by fever. These symptoms can be monitored (5 to 8% cases) of severe renal complications, mainly in children”, precise consumer reminder.

If you have consumed one of these batches mentioned and one of these symptoms appears, it is strongly recommended to consult your doctor without delay, informing him of this consumption as well as the place and date of purchase. Otherwise, if no symptoms appear within 15 days of eating this meat, there is no reason to worry.

In general, health authorities remind that as a precaution for more sensitive populations such as children, the elderly or immunocompromised, pregnant women, it is recommended to cook ground meat and products thoroughly (70°C). made from minced meat. You should also avoid the consumption of raw milk and raw milk products. You should prefer cooked pressed cheeses (such as Emmental, Comté, etc.), processed spreadable cheeses and pasteurized milk cheeses. You should also avoid consuming raw or insufficiently cooked flour-based products (cookie dough, pizza dough, etc.). Plants should be washed thoroughly or peeled or cooked before eating.

In addition to no longer consuming these minced steaks, you can, if you wish, return the lot(s) you have to the point of sale before the end date of the procedure on March 29. As compensation, you will then be offered a refund.