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Listeria: recall of chicken mini fillets


Listeria contamination: Recall for chicken mini fillets started
Paul Daut GmbH & Co.KG has launched a recall campaign for "Maximum natural chicken mini fillet fried ready to eat, 250g". An increased proportion of listeria was found in the product. These bacteria can cause nausea and vomiting, among other things.

Recall for chicken mini fillets
On the portal "Lebensmittelwarnung.de" of the federal states and the Federal Office of Consumer Protection, a recall campaign for "Maximum natur chicken mini fillet ready to eat, 250g" from Paul Daut GmbH & Co.KG in 33378 Rheda-Wiedenbrück is being informed. Affected is therefore goods with the best before dates 05.08.2016 and 19.08.2016.

Increased proportion of listeria found
In the product concerned, "an increased proportion of listeria has been found," the company wrote in a message. “These can be harmful to health and can lead to nausea, vomiting and diarrhea, among other things. Pregnant women and the elderly can be particularly affected. ”

Goods removed from sales
According to the company, in the interests of preventive consumer protection, the decision was taken to take the product "Chicken mini fillet, ready-to-eat fried" of the brands Maximum natural and Sprehe delicatessen from the sale as a precaution. It is strongly recommended not to consume the goods. Customers who have bought one of the corresponding products can return the goods to their shops without reimbursement of the purchase price.

Again and again evidence of harmful germs
The reports of evidence of listeria are piling up: Only a few days ago, the food producer Ostsee Fisch GmbH & Co. announced a recall of Graved salmon. The proven listeria (Listeria monocytogenes) can trigger a so-called “listeriosis” in humans.

The bacteria can be dangerous for the weak and pregnant
The condition can cause symptoms such as vomiting, muscle pain, diarrhea and fever. Although the disease usually takes a harmless course in healthy adults, it can be dangerous for pregnant women, newborns, the elderly and people with poor immune defense and can lead to blood poisoning, inflammation of the brain or meninges, for example. The risk of premature birth or miscarriage increases in pregnant women.

Better avoid certain foods
According to the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), risk persons should, among other things, not eat raw animal foods (such as Mett) to protect themselves. You should also avoid smoked or marinated fish products and raw milk cheese. (ad)

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