Butter-recall due to Listeria contamination
The dairy cooperative Hatzenstädt has launched a recall for Butter. According to the company, the product is contaminated with Listeria. These bacteria can lead to ailments such as diarrhea and vomiting.
The dairy cooperative Hatzenstädt from low-mountain village (Austria) calls the product “Hatzenstädter dairy butter” with the minimum shelf life data (MHD) from 30.6-12.7. 2020 due to contamination with Listeria monocytogenes back.
Not suitable for consumption
According to a recall letter, that the Federal office for consumer protection and food safety (BVL) has published on its Portal “lebensmittelwarnung.de” was in the Hatzenstädter dairy butter, the manufacturer’s cooperative Dairy of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes Hatzenstädt found.
“The product is not suitable for human consumption,” warns the company. The recalled product can be returned in the cheese. The purchase price, customers get one without proof of purchase be refunded.
Infection can be dangerous
Listeria bacteria, which can lead to the disease “listeriosis” are. In healthy adults, the infection is in most cases inconspicuous or takes a benign course with flu-like symptoms such as fever and muscle aches, or vomiting and diarrhea, explains the Bavarian state office for health and food safety (LGL) on its website.
In the case of certain risk groups such as immunocompromised or elderly persons, as well as children with severe, sometimes fatal, occur sometimes at the end of forms of listeriosis.
The experts say Listeria can cause infection during pregnancy “to a miscarriage or the child can be born with blood poisoning or meningitis.”
Anyone who has consumed the recalled product and severe or persistent symptoms developed, they should seek medical assistance and to a possible Listeria infection point. (ad)