Product recall: do not consume these contaminated prawns!

Product recall: do not consume these contaminated prawns!

This holiday season, beware of the many recalled products. Since yesterday, a batch of prawns believed to contain a dangerous bacteria has been recalled.

Since Tuesday, whole prawns from the U brand have been the subject of a recall. These seafood could contain the dangerous bacteria Vibrio vulnificus. TipsForWomens details which product is affected and explains the procedure to follow.

Whole prawns: details of the product concerned

On the product label, you can find the following information:

  • Product category: Food
  • Sub-category : Others
  • Marque : U
  • Model or reference: GAMBAS ENTIERES U ASC 600 G
  • GTIN : 3256227108310
  • Batch concerned: Asd644g19vn031VI071
  • Minimum durability date: 19/07/2025
  • Packaging: Box of 8 to 12 pieces 600 g
  • Storage temperature: Product to keep in the freezer
  • Health mark: Code packer DL31
  • Geographical sales area: Whole Europe
  • Distributors: Magasins U

What are the risks of such consumption?

These prawns have been recalled because they may contain the bacteria Vibrio vulnificus. Belonging to the same family as cholera, it is found all over the world, in warm salty or brackish waters. You can therefore be infected when you consume contaminated seafood like these prawns.

The symptoms of an infection linked to the Vibrio vulnificus bacteria (flesh-eating bacteria) can result in gastrointestinal problems which can lead to septicemia or even death… If these contaminated prawns are handled, It is possible to see skin infections appear on your pre-existing wounds.

For your health, it is therefore recommended not to consume this product and to return it to the point of sale. You can also benefit from a refund until January 7, 2024. For any further information, please contact the following number: 09.69.36.69.36.