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Food: Graindorge brand cheeses recalled for Listeria contamination


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Food: Graindorge brand cheeses recalled for Listeria contamination

A.Jacquet, M.Martel, P.Lagaune, A.Husser, L.Hauville – France 2

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After the pizza Buitoni and the chocolates Kinderbrand cheeses Grain barley are withdrawn from sale, Wednesday, April 6, for risk of contamination with Listeria bacteria.

Wednesday, April 6, raw milk cheeses from the brand Grain barley are removed from the shelves of supermarkets because they could contain the bacteria Listeria, which causes listeriosis. After the pizza Buitoni and the chocolates Kinderconsumers are concerned about these recurring alerts. The six cheeses are all produced in Normandy, in Livarot, in the cheese dairy Grain barley of the group Lactalis. The company itself decided to withdraw the six cheeses concerned from sale.

Listeria can cause serious illness and even death in pregnant, elderly or immunocompromised people. The cheeses in question have been marketed since March 15 everywhere in France. The details of the batches concerned are available on the government website Reminder consumption. This asks consumers to destroy the products or return them to the store.

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