Spain – Presence of Listeria monocytogenes in Goat’s Roll Cheese from the Netherlands


Goat roll cheese

The Catalan Public Health Agency was informed, on 16 October 2020, by the Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition (AESAN) through the Coordinated System for the Rapid Exchange of Information (SCIRI) of the presence of the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes in the product Goat’s Roll Cheese , made in the Netherlands and marketed from Germany.

The German company JERMI, which packages and markets the product, has detected Listeria monocytogenes in the course of its self-checks on the goat cheese product, which has been sold exclusively to Lidl.

This alert is extended to all batches and all expiration dates.

With the information available, no case associated with this alert has been confirmed in Spain.

People who have products affected by this alert at home are advised to refrain from consuming it and return it to the point of purchase.

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