A cheese is currently being recalled.
The affected batch contains Listeria, which are a health hazard, especially for pregnant women.
Munich - The Palatum Feinkost KG from Unterschleißheim turns with an urgent appeal to the public.
Listeria monocytogenes were found in the product Florina with soft cheese.
The bacteria can cause listeriosis, which can lead to serious illness or even life-threatening consequences for pregnant women, the elderly and people with a weakened immune system.
The recall applies to the one-kilogram pack with article number 11557, batch number 10416040 and the best before date 16.04.2021.
The company strongly advises against consuming the food in question.
As Palatum Feinkost KG writes, food found its way onto the shelves in Bavaria: Südbayerischen Fleischwaren GmbH in Obertraubling, Birkenhof Donauwörth GmbH and Feinkost Manuela Wöller sold the product to customers.
The soft cheese is affected by the recall
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Recall: Listeria disease is particularly dangerous for pregnant women
In the announcement that Palatum published on Friday, the company warns pregnant women in particular against consuming the soft cheese.
The company of the Robert Koch Institute cited that it could “harm the unborn child even without symptoms”.
Seniors and people with a weakened immune system also have to fear serious illnesses, which can manifest themselves in blood poisoning and meningitis.
If symptoms of illness such as diarrhea and fever occur after consumption, the company advises urgently to consult a doctor.
Listeriosis can be treated with antibiotics.
Medical advice is essential for pregnant women after consumption, even if no symptoms occur.
Soft cheese: can also be exchanged without a receipt
Palatum KG notes in the notification that customers can return the affected soft cheese in the sales outlets for a refund of the purchase price.
No receipt is required for this.
The company can be reached by phone on 089 693 335 0 or by email to email@example.com.