Have you eaten turkey recently? Pay attention ! Many batches are being recalled because they are believed to cause listeriosis. Explanations.
These numerous alerts were launched between January 12 and 13 by the Rappel Conso site. If these products are recalled, it is because analyzes detected the presence of Listeria bacteria. Learn about the symptoms of listeriosis and see if you have one of the recalled lots.
What products are affected?
If these turkeys are currently recalled, it is because a microbiological control revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in this product. This bacteria could cause listeriosis, a serious infection. Found in the meat section of distributors, the recalled batches of turkeys come from different brands.
Brands concerned: Maître Coq, Le Gaulois, Le Gaulois Pro, Fine Europe, Volailles Remin Ramon, Halal Medina, Authentic Halal, Reghalal, Colruyt, Selection du Volailler, Vicomte Pro as well as unbranded products.
Lots in question:
For more information on products contaminated with Listeria, please consult the government Rappel Conso website.
Listeria: what are the risks of this bacteria?
The Consumer Reminder site therefore invites consumers to “who have consumed the products mentioned above and who present with fever, isolated or accompanied by headaches, and body aches, to consult their doctor and report this consumption“.
Moreover,”serious forms with neurological complications and maternal or fetal damage in pregnant women can also sometimes occur“, specifies the site.
Fragile individuals (pregnant women, immunocompromised people and the elderly) must therefore be particularly attentive to these symptoms. Listeriosis is a disease that can be serious and has an incubation period of up to eight weeks.
Therefore, it is recommended to no longer consume these batches of turkeys. You can destroy them or return them to the point of sale to receive a refund.