Product recall: mackerel fillets contaminated with Listeria

Product recall: mackerel fillets contaminated with Listeria

Mackerel fillets sold throughout Europe are currently recalled due to the presence of Listeria monocytogenes. Discover the affected lots.

Be wary if you bought vacuum-packed fish, after the recalls of haddock and smoked herring, several batches of pepper mackerel – Provençal mackerel fillets from the Bourgain et fils and Grand Frais brand are today recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes detected .

What fish are these?

Discover the batch references of these recalled products:

  • Food / Fishing and aquaculture products Mackerel Fillets Pepper – Mackerel Fillets Provençale
  • Brand: Bourgain et fils and Grand Frais
  • Model or reference: Mackerel Fillets with pepper 200g Provençal Mackerel Fillets 200g
  • • GTIN 3284570000623 Lot 044051 Use-by date 02/20/2024
  • • GTIN 3284570002092 Lot 044051 Use-by date 02/20/2024
  • • GTIN 3284570002092 Lot 044052 Use-by date 02/21/2024
  • • GTIN 3284570000210 Lot 044051 Use-by date 02/14/2024
  • • GTIN 3284570000210 Lot 044052 Use-by date 02/15/2024
  • • GTIN 3284570002108 Lot 044045 Use-by date 02/17/2024
  • • GTIN 3284570002108 Lot 044051 Use-by date 02/20/2024
  • • GTIN 3284570000340 Lot 044051 Use-by date 02/14/2024
  • Packaging: 200g vacuum or atmosphere tray
  • Marketing date: 01/29/2024
  • End of marketing date: 02/21/2024
  • Storage temperature: Product to be stored in the refrigerator
  • Health mark: FR 62160108 CE
  • Geographical sales area: entire Europe
  • Distributors: Scapmarée-Carrefour-Grand Frais

What’s wrong with these products?

These fish are 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 these fish?

It is recommended not to consume these products, and to return them to the point of sale for a refund.

For both products, more information at 07 44 88 90 25 for this procedure which will end on April 17, 2024.