Spain – Alert due to the presence of Salmonella in beef burger meat from Spain

ACSA

Meat burger alert

The Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition has become aware, through the Coordinated System of Rapid Information Exchange (SCIRI), of an alert notification sent by the health authorities of Andalusia regarding the presence of Salmonella in product BURGUER MEAT of the Hamburdehesa brand.

The manufacturer has withdrawn the product from the market.

The data of the product involved are:

  • Product name: BURGER MEAT HAMBURDEHESA Dehesa heifer
  • Product appearance: Pack of 2 units of 130 g and pack of 2 units of 200 g .
  • Lot number: 300995
  • Expiry date: 02/12/2022
  • Unit weight: 260g (2x130g) and 400g (2x200g)
  • Temperature: Refrigerated

According to the information available, the product has been distributed in the autonomous communities of Andalusia and Madrid and the autonomous city of Ceuta , although other redistributions are not ruled out.

This information has been transferred to the competent authorities of the autonomous communities through the SCIRI in order to verify the withdrawal of the affected products from the marketing channels.

With the information available , there is no evidence in Spain of any notified case associated with this alert.

People who have products affected by this alert at home are advised to refrain from consuming them.

The presence of Salmonella in products can pose certain risks to the health of the people who consume them. In the case of having consumed this product and presenting symptoms compatible with salmonellosis (mainly diarrhea and/or vomiting accompanied by fever and headache) it is recommended to go to a health center.

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