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Salmonella find: Bonneterre calls Bio-Camembert back


After Salmonella find: Recall for organic camembert from Bonneterre started
The Société Bonneterre et Compagnie has started a recall for organic camembert. Salmonella was found in the cheese. These bacteria can cause diarrhea and other health problems. Affected goods were also delivered to Germany.

Salmonella found in organic camembert
The Société Bonneterre et Compagnie calls Bio-Camembert back after Salmonella (Salmonella spp) has been found in research, reports the portal "Produktwarnung.eu". The 250g package of the "Camembert de Normandie au lait cru Bio" is affected with the identification number: FR61 402 001 CE, the lot number: 039151 and the expiry date: 09/04/2017.

Affected cheese was also delivered to Germany
According to a report by the EU Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed Safety, "RASFF" (Rapid Alert System for Food & Feed), the cheese was also delivered to Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium, France, Sweden and Switzerland.

End users who bought the affected product should not consume it and return or dispose of it at the respective point of sale.

Salmonella can be a health hazard
Salmonella are bacteria that can cause various diseases in humans, especially in the gastrointestinal area. After eating contaminated food, symptoms such as abdominal pain, fever, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting can occur.

If a consumer experiences such symptoms after consuming the affected cheese, they should consult a doctor and raise the suspicion of Salmonella. The incubation period after consumption is usually 48 hours, rarely up to three days.

Such complaints can occur especially in young children, people with weakened immune systems and the elderly. (ad)

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