Product recall: be careful, this cheese is contaminated with salmonella

Product recall: be careful, this cheese is contaminated with salmonella

Cheese is currently the subject of a product recall due to contamination by a bacteria: salmonella. Quickly find out which batch is contaminated.

Marketed at Carrefour, Leclerc and Intermarché, Moustirats fresh cheese has been removed from the shelves. For your health, it is strongly recommended that you no longer consume this contaminated product.

Contaminated fresh cheese

According to the government website Rappel Conso, the fresh cheese concerned contains the following information on the label:

  • Product category: Food
  • Subcategory: Milk and dairy products
  • Brand: MOUSTIRAS
  • Model or reference: Fresh farmhouse cheese made from raw milk
  • Batch concerned: 036 2
  • Use-by date 02/19/2024
  • Packaging: black tray transparent lid 300 g
  • Marketing dates: from 02/07/2024 to 02/12/2024
  • Storage temperature: Product to be stored in the refrigerator
  • Health mark: FR64086102CE
  • Geographical sales area: PYRENEES-ATLANTIQUES (64)

What to do if you have eaten this fresh cheese?

Salmonellosis is caused by the Salmonella bacteria. It mainly causes gastrointestinal disorders (diarrhea, vomiting) often accompanied by fever and headaches. These symptoms generally occur 6 to 72 hours after consuming the contaminated product.

“People who have consumed this product and who present these symptoms are invited to consult their doctor and report this consumption”specifies the site.

In the absence of symptoms within 7 days after consumption of the cheese concerned, “There is no need to worry and consult a doctor.”. The most fragile people must nevertheless be extra careful. The symptoms of the disease can in fact be increased tenfold in children, pregnant women, immunocompromised individuals and the elderly.

Therefore, the product must not be consumed and can be returned to the point of sale for reimbursement, until the end date of the recall procedure, April 4, 2024. The contact number made available is as follows: 06 22 37 77 78.