Belgium – Recall of Bio-Planet – Preparations made from chicken fillet – Salmonella


During microbiological checks at the supplier, the presence of Salmonella was observed in a raw material used in several preparations made from chicken fillet. The use-by date for these products is: 10/21/2020.

In consultation with the AFSCA, Bio-Planet has therefore decided to withdraw the products concerned from sale.

Customers who have purchased these products are advised not to consume them and to bring them back to the store, where they will be reimbursed. In the meantime, all stores have removed the affected products from the shelves.

Description of the products:

• Chicken
gyros • Plain chicken brochettes • Chicken
fillets • Marinated chicken fillets

Diced chicken fillets
• Chicken fillets in slices
• Chicken fillets in strips
• Chicken breasts
• Best before date (Best before date): 10/21/2020
• Sales period: from 10/13/2020 to 10/19/2020

Check the date consumption limit for chicken fillets that you purchased from Bio-Planet between 10/13/2020 and 10/19/2020.

These products were sold in the butcher’s department of certain Bio-Planet stores:
Bio-Planet in Wilrijk, Turnhout, Mechelen, Dilbeek, Gent, Nossegem, Leuven, Kortrijk, Mons, Mol, Destelbergen, Jambes, Brugge and Antwerpen.

Possible symptoms of Salmonella poisoning

The possible symptoms of poisoning caused by Salmonella are: fever, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. These symptoms usually appear within 12 to 48 hours after ingestion.

Symptoms usually last 4 to 7 days, and most people recover without specific treatment. Young children, pregnant women, the immunocompromised and the elderly are among the groups at risk. In these people, the symptoms can be severe enough to require hospitalization of the patient.

People who have consumed these products and who present this type of symptoms are invited to consult their doctor, notifying him of this consumption.

For more information, customers can contact Colruyt Group Customer Service
on 0800 99 124 .

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