Several batches of Charal brand hamburgers are subject to a product recall. In question, the presence of a bacterium that can cause more or less severe symptoms such as bloody diarrhea or serious kidney complications.
Be careful if you have recently bought minced steaks from the CHARAL brand. Marketed from 08/02/2023 to 08/14/2023, in many major brands (Carrefour, Auchan, Franprix, Leader Price, Monoprix, etc.) throughout Europe, several lots have now been removed from the shelves. The bacterium Escherichia coli has been detected in these products.
Which batches are affected?
Here is the important information to know about batches of pure beef 5% fat minced steaks from the CHARAL brand:
- Product Category: Food;
- Product Subcategory: Meats;
- Product Brand Name: Charal;
- Names of models or references: Ground beef weekly pack 5% 130g X 1 Ground beef weekly pack 5% 130g X 2 Ground beef under atm 5% 100g X 6;
- Identification of products:
- Marketing start/end date: From 08/02/2023 to 08/14/2023;
- Storage temperature: Product to be stored in the refrigerator;
- Health mark: FR.49.099.002 CE;
- Geographical area of sale: entire Europe;
- Distributors: AUCHAN, CARREFOUR, CASINO, DIAPAR, FRANCAP, FRANPRIX LEADER PRICE, INTERMARCHE, LECLERC, MATCH, MONOPRIX, SIMPLY MARKET, SYSTEME U, SEGUREL, FRESH DISTRIBUTION ANTONA.
Fresh minced steaks 5% fat – Charal
Risks: Toxigenic Shiga Escherichia coli (STEC)
Reason: Detection of E. Coli O103:H2https://t.co/pggNGpfWOH pic.twitter.com/ewwQ3KMujx
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Diarrhea, vomiting, fevers…
For your health, the dangerous products alerts site strongly advises not to consume these products of animal origin. Indeed, the bacterium Escherichia coli was detected in these batches. In the event of ingestion of a food product infected with this bacterium, more or less severe symptoms may occur.
“Escherichia coli Oxxx:Hy can cause in the week following the consumption of contaminated products, sometimes bloody diarrhea, abdominal pain and vomiting, with or without fever. These symptoms may be followed (5 to 8% of cases) by severe renal complications, mainly in children”. precise consumption reminder.
If you have consumed one of these batches mentioned and one of these symptoms appears, it is strongly recommended to consult your doctor without delay, “by notifying him of this consumption as well as the place and date of purchase”. Otherwise, if no symptoms occur within 10 days of eating this meat, there is no reason to worry.
“In general, the health authorities point out that, as a precaution, raw milk and cheeses made from raw milk should not be consumed by young children and particularly those under 5 years old; cheeses made from cooked pressed cheese (such as Emmental, Comté, etc.), processed cheese spreads and pasteurized milk cheeses. The same recommendation should be followed for pregnant women, immunocompromised people and the elderly”, adds Drink Reminder.
“Through cooking (i.e. the disappearance of the pink color to reach 70°C at the core) of minced meat helps to prevent the consequences of this type of contamination”specifies the site of the alerts of dangerous products.
In addition to no longer consuming these minced steaks, you can, if you wish, return the lot(s) you have to the point of sale. As compensation, a refund will be offered. For further information, contact 08 00 19 00 36.