Halle, Belgium, 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — During microbiological analyses at the Colruyt Group laboratory, the presence of listeria monocytogenes was found in the chicken Salsa. It is sold in the self-service counters of the butcher’s department in Colruyt stores in Belgium.
Consequently, Colruyt decided in consultation with the FASFC (Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain) to remove this product from the shelves and to recall it from the consumers.
Available at Colruyt in Belgium
Chicken Salsa 150 g
Colruyt article number: 16906
Sold from 4/5 to 9/5/2017.
Use by: 30/5/2017.
Weight: 150 g
Packaging: salad punnets
Manufacturer: Colruyt Group Fine Food Meat, Bilkensveld 3, 1500 Halle
Information for the consumer:
Colruyt asks its customers not to consume this product and to bring it back to the store. The product will be refunded. In the meantime, the product has been removed from the shelves.
Possible symptoms of listeria infection
Possible symptoms of infection by listeria are nausea and vomiting, stomach cramps, diarrhoea or constipation, headache and persisting fever (flu feeling). The symptoms usually occur 2 to 30 days after ingestion of listeria monocytogenes.
These symptoms can lead to listeriosis, a serious illness with an incubation period up to 8 weeks. Pregnant women, people with reduced immunity, young children and elderly people must be extra attentive for these symptoms.
Customers who have eaten this chicken salsa and show the symptoms are advised to consult their family doctor and tell him they have eaten this product.
For more information, customers can call 02 345 2345.
Press officer Colruyt Group
Tel: 0473 92 45 10
- PRODUCT RECALL: chicken Salsa sold in the self-service counters of the butcher’s department in Colruyt stores
Source: Colruyt Group