Attention recall: This type of sausage is being recalled due to potential bacterial contamination

Callback started: sausage E. Coli could contain germs

The Hans Gasser GmbH from the Austrian Mayrhofen has started a recall for the raw sausage “Wild roots.”. According to the company, the sausage with Vero could be contaminated-/Shigatoxin-forming Escherichia coli (VTEC/STEC). These germs can lead to health problems.

Possible contamination with harmful bacteria

The Hans Gasser GmbH from Mayrhofen in Austria will return to the raw sausage “Wild roots.”. Reason for the recall is a potential contamination with Vero-/Shigatoxin-forming Escherichia coli (VTEC/STEC). These bacteria can lead to ailments such as diarrhea.

The affected product should not be consumed

In a message of the company, the following articles are information listed below: contents: 4 or 6 pieces vacuum Packed, the minimum durability date: 18.01.2018-25.01.2018, and batch number: 2348.

The information suggests that the products concerned were withdrawn from sale and are no longer in the shelves.

Customers who have purchased this product already, can it give without a receipt.

The manufacturer points out, to note the recall and not to eat the affected product.

Severe courses of the disease possible

E. coli germs can lead to health complaints. According to experts, a disease with the bacteria manifests itself usually within a week of infection, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, Nausea, and vomiting.

Especially infants, young children, the elderly, and people with a weakened immune system may develop more severe disease with bloody diarrhea.

And according to the Bavarian state office for health and food safety (LGL) develops in five to ten percent of Patients, particularly in children of preschool age, “in connection to the intestinal discomfort (about a week after the start of the diarrhea) is a severe disease”. (ad)