Switzerland – Listeria in Naturaplan market salad, sold at Coop

FSVO

Bern, 02/10/2021 – Listeria were detected on maize kernels as part of internal controls. These corn kernels were used in Naturaplan market salad. A health hazard cannot be ruled out. Coop immediately removed the affected product from sale and launched a recall.

What is the risk of the product?

An infection with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes is usually mild or even without symptoms in people with an intact immune system. In immunocompromised people, a number of severe symptoms can develop with, under certain circumstances, fatal outcome. Listeria infection during pregnancy can lead to a miscarriage or the child can be born with blood poisoning or meningitis.

Which product is affected?

Naturaplan organic market salad 205g

Article number: 4.032.298

To be used by: 08.02.2021; 02/09/2021; 02/10/2021; 02/11/2021; 02/12/2021

What should affected consumers do?

The FSVO recommends not to consume and dispose of the affected product.

   Address for queries

Consumers:
Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office (
FSVO ) Infodesk: Tel. 058 463 30 33; info@blv.admin.ch

Journalists:
Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office (FSVO)
Media office: Tel. 058 463 78 98; media@blv.admin.ch


editor

Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office
http://www.blv.admin.ch 

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