Diarrhea-pathogens: recall for cheese because of dangerous E. coli

Food company recalls sheep’s milk cheese due to health-threatening E. coli

The food business “Francia Mozzarella GmbH” has launched a recall for sheep cheese. Reason health to the existence of E. coli. French soft cheese is being recalled because of the dangerous by-case pathogens.

Sick of the Bud in cheese make discovered

The Berlin-based company “Francia Mozzarella GmbH” calls back a sheep’s milk cheese from the Italian manufacturer “Nebrodi Formaggi s. r. l.”. According to the company, Primo is in the “cheese Sale with black pepper” with the date of minimum durability (best before date) 06.08.2019 and the Los marking “LOT.070319Y“ of the Shigatoxin-forming germ Escherichia coli has been discovered.

The food business “Francia Mozzarella GmbH” calls back a particular cheese because it hazardous to health were identified at the end of E. coli. (Image: pilipphoto/fotolia.com)

Health-Endangering Product

“The product is not marketable and hazardous to health,” writes the company in a notice published by the Federal office for consumer protection and food safety Portal “lebensmittelwarnung.de”.

“Therefore, we ask you to send back the goods at our expense or to dispose of itself”, it says.

According to the “Lebensmittelwarnung.de” affected are the States of Berlin, Thuringia and North Rhine-Westphalia of the recall.

Also, the French dairy FROMAGERIE ALPINE calls back at that time, various cheeses due to Escherichia coli.

Trigger serious diseases

According to the Federal Institute for risk assessment (BfR) may cause Escherichia coli severe diseases.

The bacteria can lead to within a week after the consumption of contaminated products to diarrhea (sometimes bloody diarrhea), abdominal pain and vomiting, with or without fever.

In particularly serious cases, the kidneys are severely damaged.

“Particularly vulnerable are infants, young children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems,” said the BfR in an older message. (ad)