Listeria alert in the cheese shelf. In the cut-cheese “Alpine farmers cheese” from the manufacturer dairy cooperative Hatzenstädt were found in analyses of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The pathogens are mainly for Pregnant women and children are dangerous.
Affected by the Listeria-warning are the "Almbauernkäse" with the date of sale 01. In may 2020, to 08. June 2020. According to the Portal "Food warnings.de" was distributed to the affected cheese in six Federal States and in the state of Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Hesse, lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia and Schleswig-Holstein.
Due to a possible contamination with Listeria in the cheese is not suitable for consumption and can point consumers in the respective sale and at the company "Dairy Cooperative Hatzenstädt" be returned.
After the cheese now Butter recalled
A further message from the portal "food warning.de" according to the contamination was in "Hatzenstädter Sennereibutter" the date of minimum durability (best before date) 30.06. – 12.07.2020 found.
What are the symptoms of an infection with Listeria?
The infection with Listeria flu-like symptoms – fever and body aches are typical. But also diarrhea and vomiting possible signs are.
The pathogen can cause certain at-risk groups also to inflammation of the small intestine, an inflammation of the brain or a blood skin poisoning. In such severe cases of listeriosis can be fatal.
It is important to know: In healthy people, runs the risk of listeriosis-called disease, but mostly harmless.
Who is at risk?
The risk of listeriosis is but for some people, nevertheless, be dangerous for infants, small children and elderly or immune-weakened people. In the case of Pregnant women, Early births and miscarriages, and damage to the embryo due to infection possible.
Important: Listeria are very resistant. You can reproduce even under a vacuum packaging, and from three degrees Celsius relatively quickly. They thrive so well in the refrigerator, in the usually at a temperature of about seven degrees.
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