Recall: supermarkets warn of Listeria in cheese and sausage

Listeria have been found in several types of cheese and sausage. The recall affects a large number of supermarkets – the cold cuts should no longer be eaten.

The weekend is just around the corner and many people stock up on cold cuts for a nice Sunday breakfast. Cheese and sausage lovers now have to be careful. Because the Federal Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety has published several recalls for cold cuts on its Internet portal.

Affects some types of sausage and cheese that have also been sold in several supermarkets. Since Listeria is warned about all products, they should not be eaten any more. The following types of cold cuts are specifically affected:

Cheese recall

  • Brie tips Original French Brie
  • In the flavors: "Roi de Trèfle", Le Brie "Chêne d’argent", French Brie "Every day"
  • Manufacturer: Lactalis Deutschland GmbH
  • Best before dates:
    • 12/11/2020, batch number 304 AD
    • 12/12/2020, batch number 304 BD
    • 12/12/2020, batch number 305 AD
    • December 15, 2020, batch number 305 DD

According to the press release, the letter has been sold at LIDL, Aldi Süd, Aldi Nord and the ZHG companies (including Real, Globus, Metro, Tegut, Bünting, Bela) since November 6th.

Sausage recall

  • Sections of raw ham, mildly smoked
  • Brand: Gut Bartenhof
  • Manufacturer: Schwarz Cranz GmbH & Co. KG
  • Best before date: 11/30/2020
  • Batch number L4430634907
  • Pastrami – mildly cured, cooked beef cold cuts – with a pepper crust
  • Brand: My butcher shop
  • Manufacturer: Schwarz Cranz GmbH & Co. KG
  • Best before date: 11/27/2020
  • Batch number L32309768

The sausage is said to have been sold at Aldi.

All products are being recalled due to Listeria. These are rod-shaped bacteria that can cause diarrhea. Listeria can be dangerous, especially for immunocompromised people or pregnant women. The bacterium can spread to the unborn child unnoticed, which is why pregnant women should inform a doctor if they consume the products without symptoms.

Both the Brie and the sausage varieties are said to have already been taken off the market. Those who already have the cold cuts in the house can return them to the relevant branch and receive their purchase price reimbursed.

Sources used:, Aldi

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