Listeria: fish fillets recalled in all Carrefour and Leclerc stores in France

Smoked haddock fillets are being recalled. (© bbivirys / AdobeStock)

You recently bought fish from E. Leclerc or Carrefour ? Check your refrigerators carefully. Out of smoked haddock fillets are currently subject to a recall, notes government site RappelConso.

Questionable : the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that can cause listeriosis. This disease can be particularly serious in pregnant women, the elderly, and people with compromised immune systems.

Information on the affected products

According to the leaflet distributed by the health authorities, are the batches affected by this recall smoked haddock fillets sold vacuum packed in 200 gram trays. The products were offered in self-service in the fish counters of both brands.

The barcode is 3284570002139 and the batch number is 133135. The health mark is as follows: FR 62.160.108 CE.

Other information : the best before date is April 23, 2022 and the products have been on the market since April 2nd. Marketing should end on April 23, 2022.

What if I bought some?

If you purchased the products affected by the recall, do not use them. Destroy them or, if you haven’t touched the tray, take it back to the point of sale to get a refund.

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If you have eaten these haddock fillets, be very alert to possible symptoms. that incubation period for listeriosis from a few days to eight weeks.

Consult a doctor if you have a fever (isolated or accompanied by a headache) and body aches. According to the Ministry of Health, microbiological analyzes can be used to determine whether you have been infected with the bacterium.

“Severe forms with neurological complications and maternal or fetal damage in pregnant women can also sometimes occur,” warn the authorities in their file.

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