Product recall: this chicken sold in certain Lidl stores is contaminated with Listeria

Product recall: this chicken sold in certain Lidl stores is contaminated with Listeria

A batch of chicken sold at Lidl has been recalled. The reason ? This product may be contaminated with Listeria. For your health, it is therefore recommended not to consume it.

What is it about ?

The product affected by the recall includes the following information:

  • Product category: Food
  • Subcategory: Meats
  • Brand: Etal du poultry
  • Model or reference: 2 Label Rouge white free-range chicken legs 550g
  • GTIN: 20928865
  • Lot : 5044092272
  • Use-by dates: 03/17/2024, 03/18/2024 and 03/20/2024
  • Marketing dates: from 03/08/2024 to 03/20/2024
  • Storage temperature: Product to be stored in the refrigerator
  • Health mark: FR 53.121.001 CE
  • Geographical sales area: Certain LIDL stores (see list of stores concerned)
  • Distributors: Certain LIDL stores (see list of stores concerned). Other distributors are concerned for similar products bearing other brands.

What to do if you purchased this product?

This lot of chicken has been recalled due to a microbiological non-compliance. Indeed, analyzes of the product revealed traces of the Listeria bacteria. This can lead to a risk of listeriosis for the consumer. This bacterial infection can be serious and has an incubation period of eight weeks. Known symptoms include fever, headache and body aches.

If you experience these symptoms, it is important to contact your doctor as soon as possible and report the consumption of this product.

The government website states: “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..

Therefore, consumers of this product are invited not to consume it, destroy it and return it to the point of sale. Reimbursement of this product is also possible until 12 avril 2024in order to compensate for this error.

For any further information, a contact number has been set up: