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Listeria do not eat in the mountain cheese product

The Swiss dairy Gstaad has launched a recall for cheese. According to the company, have been demonstrated in the framework of internal controls Listeria in the “Gstaad mountain cheese wrapped in Herbs”. These bacteria can damage the health. From the consumption of the product is not recommended.

As the Swiss Federal food safety and veterinary office (fsvo) reported on its website, the dairy Gstaad, the product “Gstaad mountain cheese in the herbs to coat” with the minimum shelf life data (MHD) from the 04.07.2020 to 08.08.2020. Reason for the measure: the detection of Listeria. Was sold the cheese at the Coop and in cheese specialist shops.

Consumption can threaten the health

The information, according to the dairy Gstaad has taken the affected product, according to the evidence immediately from the sale and a recall started, as well as the Cantonal laboratory Bern and the fsvo on the basis of the contamination with Listeria informed.

“The consumption of this product may endanger the health,” warns the BLV. “The Federal food safety and veterinary office fsvo is recommended not to consume the affected product.”

In the case of severe symptoms to see a doctor


Listeria bacteria, which can trigger the disease “listeriosis” are. In healthy adults with an intact immune system, the infection is in most cases inconspicuous or takes a benign course with flu-like symptoms such as fever and muscle aches, or vomiting and diarrhea, explains the Bavarian state office for health and food safety (LGL) on its website.

However, in certain risk groups such as immunocompromised or elderly persons, as well as children with severe, sometimes fatal, occur sometimes at the end of forms of listeriosis. “During pregnancy, a Listeria can lead to infection of a miscarriage or the child can be born with blood poisoning or inflammation of the brain,” explains the BLV.

Anyone who has consumed the recalled product and severe or persistent symptoms developed, should seek the best medical help and to a possible Listeria infection point. (ad)

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