Listeria risk: massive recall of free-range chickens at Lidl, Aldi, Leader Price, Franprix and Casino

Several batches of free-range chickens were recalled by health authorities on Monday. They fear risks of Listeria in case of consumption, report TF1. Several brands of free-range chickens are concerned, everywhere in France: “L’Etat du Poulier” at Lidl, “Coril” at Aldi, the “Leader Price” product distributed at Franprix, or the chicken of the “Tous les jours” brand. at Casino.

For “L’échal du Poulier” at Lidl, these are lots 5412190087 and 5412190087. The chickens appeared on the stalls on October 19 and their expiry date is set at November 9. At Aldi, it is lot 5412190071, which started selling on October 20 and is consumable until November 7. The “Leader Price” chicken unfit for consumption is part of lot 5412190095, sold since October 20 and consumable until November 7. Finally at Casino, the recalled product belongs to lot 5412190093, sold from October 17, and whose expiry date is also fixed at November 7.

If you have purchased one of the products listed on the government site rappel.conso.gouv.fr, the health authorities ask that it be destroyed or returned to the point of sale, where it will have to be reimbursed. “People who have consumed the products mentioned above and who have fever, isolated or accompanied by headaches, and body aches, are invited to consult their doctor by notifying him of this consumption”, indicates the site.

Listeriosis can lead to serious 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 particularly attentive to these symptoms”, indicates the government site. The incubation period can be up to eight weeks.

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