Disease-causing coliform bacteria in French cheese found
The Federal office for consumer protection and food safety, as well as Lidl Germany warn currently in a French cheese that is sold in Lidl. In a study in the product of disease-causing E. coli were detected, the sometimes heavy can cause diarrhea.
It is the cheese “Morbier AOP made with raw milk, 250 grams” of the French manufacturer “SA Perrin Vermot” the date of minimum durability 17. March 2019. The affected cheese is identified by a lot number 042, and the identification mark FR 25-155-001 CE. The product should be consumed because of the health risk.
The cheese was almost offered in all provinces
Such as Lidl in Germany, it was sold the recalled product in all of the länder, with the exception of Bremen, Hamburg, Saarland and Schleswig-Holstein. Also, only the above-mentioned article concerned. “For the sake of consistent consumer protection, Lidl Germany has responded immediately and the affected product from sale,” writes Lidl in a customer information on the website of the company. The cheese could be made in all Lidl stores. The customer will receive a refund of the purchase price, even without presentation of the receipts.
Note: Some groups of people are particularly at risk
As the Federal and Lidl emphasize, should take the customers of this recall seriously. In particular, infants, young children, the elderly, and people with a weakened immune system can develop through the found Shiga-Toxin producing E. coli Baktierien (EHEC) and severe disease courses. According to the Robert Koch-Institute, it can pain as a result of an EHEC infection to symptoms, such as the abdomen, fever, stomach colic, bloody diarrhea, Nausea, and vomiting. In particularly serious cases, the kidneys will be drawn so strongly affected that it comes to a kidney failure. This can lead, in rare cases, even death of the Affected. (vb)
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