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Dangerous bacteria in the cheese from Austria

An Austrian cheese manufacturer whose products were sold in Germany, returns to cut the cheese. During the inspections of the affected product impurities were detected by the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes. These germs are harmful to health. The cheese is no longer suitable for consumption.

The Federal office for consumer protection and food safety, as well as the Austrian cheese-makers “cooperative Dairy of Hatzenstädt” warn before cutting the cheese “Alpine farmers cheese”. The product was in the period from 01. In may 2020, to 08. June 2020 in Austria and Parts of Germany sold. The product is being recalled and should not be consumed.

Cheese was sold in Bavaria and North Rhine-Westphalia

According to the Federal office for consumer protection and food safety, the cheese was sold also in Bavaria and North Rhine-Westphalia. Anyone who has purchased the above-mentioned cheese in the entstprechenden period, you can enter in the respective point of sale back to the manufacturer in a Press release on the recall.

What are the symptoms of a Listeria infection?

Such as consumer reports, shows the risk of listeriosis by febrile reactions, which are often accompanied with diarrhea, Nausea, and vomiting. Possible also Symtptome such as body aches and muscle pain, fatigue and a General ill feeling. With a slight course of the discomfort usually subside within a few days of alone.


Especially for the old, the sick and immuno-compromised persons, as well as for infants, small children and Pregnant women, a Listeria infection can be dangerous. Since the incubation period of the disease can be quite long (between three and 70 days), it’s hard to bring the symptoms with the contaminated food. (vb)

Further information on the disease, see the article: listeriosis – causes, symptoms and treatment.

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