Beware of this mozzarella contaminated and sold throughout France: Femme Actuelle Le MAG

Mozzarella is one of the most popular cheeses in the world. And for good reason, its firm shell and soft heart is a delight. Be careful not to confuse it with the burrata which contains stracciatella. Mozzarella is therefore a cheese that we often find on our tables. Issue, Drink reminder has just recalled a batch of mozzarella balls sold in France. So be sure not to consume them.

What is the affected product?

These little balls of mozzarella are contaminated with listeria. This is a bacterium that can cause listeriosis, an infection that can cause headaches, fever, digestive disorders, etc.

Product code : 3560070949083

Batch : L 199

Use-by date 08/17/2023

Distributors: Crossroads

Reason for recall: Suspicion of the presence of Listeria monocytogenes

Risks incurred by the consumer: Listeria monocytogenes (causative agent of listeriosis).

Health recommendation: People who have consumed the “products” mentioned above and who have fever, isolated or accompanied by headaches, and aches, are invited to consult their doctor and report this consumption. Severe forms with neurological complications and maternal or fetal damage in pregnant women can also sometimes occur. Pregnant women as well as immunocompromised people and the elderly should be especially alert to these symptoms. Listeriosis is a disease that can be serious and has an incubation period of up to eight weeks.

If you have this product at home, do not consume it and return the product to the point of sale in order to request a refund until Tuesday, August 29, 2023. In the event of a problem, please contact the following number: 08 05 90 80 70 You can also contact the Cristal number for Carrefour’s consumer service: 09 69 39 7000 – non-surcharged call from Monday to Saturday from 9 am to 7 pm.

What to replace mozzarella in his dishes?

Depending on the recipes you have planned to cook with mozzarella, the latter can be replaced more or less easily. On a pizza, for example, white cheddar and goat cheese are ideal. Visually, white cheddar comes closest to melted mozzarella. In your pasta dishes such as cannelloni, cheese lasagna… Opt for ricotta. You can also use this cheese for your ravioli or pies. In salads, mozzarella goes well with tomatoes. But without this Italian cheese, turn to a famous product from Greece: feta. For a cold meal, the feta will delight the taste buds. And for the barbecue, try the grilled halloumi! This slightly salty cheese from Cyprus will tickle the taste buds of your guests.

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