Spain – Alert for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in black pudding (liver sausage) from Spain


Product affected by the alert

The Public Health Agency of Catalonia (ASPCAT) has learned through the Coordinated System for the Rapid Exchange of Information (SCIRI) of an alert notification regarding the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in black pudding from the Chacinas del Bosque brand.

Through the SCIRI, the Spanish Agency for Food Safety (AESAN) received this alert from the health authorities of the autonomous community of Andalusia and has sent it to the rest of the autonomous communities so that the withdrawal of the affected products can be verified. through marketing channels.

The data of the product involved are:

  • Name of the product (on the label): EL BOSQUE LIVER SAUSAGES MORCILLA
  • Authorization No.: 10.024902/CA
  • Batch numbers: 120922
  • Preferential consumption date: 03/12/2023

The initial distribution of the product has been carried out in certain towns in Andalusia and in an establishment in Barcelona.

As a precautionary measure, it is recommended that people who have the product indicated above in their homes refrain from consuming it and return it to the point of sale.

In the case of having consumed this product from the affected batch and presenting symptoms compatible with listeriosis (fever, headache, vomiting or diarrhea), it is recommended to go to a health center.

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