Many recalls in France: this meat contaminated with listeria should not be eaten!

These two sets of food products are sold everywhere in France. They are usually found within two famous brands, viz Cora and Crossroads. Note Conso recently announced that this meat is contaminated with Listeria. that’s it it should not be consumed risk of getting sick. Listeria is a bacterial agent responsible for listeriosis, a disease that can be serious.

Remembering the beef

This is more accurate boiled beef sold by cutting. Carrefour and Cora are the main distributors of this product. They can be found everywhere in France. In fact, this product was selected by the government site because of a potential risk for consumers.

Two lots contaminated with listeria. That’s why Rappel Conso launched the alert. This means that this grilled meat should not be eaten. This product, appreciated by many French people, was sold between July 9 and July 20, 2022. Its barcode number is 1 111 111 111 116. Its health mark is FR 72 132 002 CE.

The second batch recalled was sold between July 13 and July 19, 2022. It was also a cooked roast beef sold by cutting. 37 Cora hypermarket located in the four corners of France distributes them as well as a Migros store.

Thus, the recall procedure concerns the Cora stores located in Auxerre and Dijon. The list is long, but here are some of these locations: Rennes, Nancy, Lunéville, Massy, ​​​​​​Soissons, etc.

What if we have already bought?

For those who have already purchased the product, it should not be consumed. What then to do with the product that has already been purchased? Well, you have to destroy them. If not, there is another more conventional possibility. You can return the product to the store where you bought it get a refund.

If necessary, Carrefour’s customer service can be reached at 0805900023. That of Cora can be reached at 0243714547. However, there may be people who have already consumed this batch of roast beef. In this case, Rappel Conso recommends consulting a doctor as soon as possible.

Beef: what health risks?

The Institut Pasteur explains that the bacterium listeria monocytogenes is responsible for listeriosis. The latter is a pathology that affects humans, but also animals.

As for the symptoms, we must watch out for fever. A person who has consumed the contaminated product may feel headache and body ache. Man can also feel digestive disorders followed by nausea or vomiting. In some cases, there may be neurological complications such as meningitis or encephalitis.

People at risk should be especially alert to these symptoms. In pregnant women, listeriosis can be the cause serious consequences for the unborn child. Harm to the mother or fetus may occur. Elderly and immunocompromised people should also be careful.

Note that the incubation period of listeriosis can be from up to eight weeks.

Contamination that is not visible to the eye

Little reminder, listeria contamination of a food product invisible to the naked eye. There is no noticeable change in the appearance of the food. Contaminated food products always look appetizing. They always have same taste and smell. So vigilance and caution are required. As they say, prevention is better than cure!

It is always good to remember that this type of reminder is implemented in prevent unpleasant surprises. As stated above, serious consequences may be due to such contaminations. Fatalities may occur. Above all, do not be attracted by the harmless appearance of these food products.

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