Spain – New information on the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in cooked pork head meat


pig's head meat cooked from the alert

In relation to the alert for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in cooked pork head meat from Spain , the withdrawal is extended to another batch of the same product.

With this new information, the data of the product involved are:

Denomination: Special pig’s head

Brand: FRIAL

Lot: 2238402, with expiration date 12/14/2022.

Batch: 2238403, with expiration date 12/23/2022.

According to the information available, the distribution of the products has been in the Basque Country, Madrid, Castilla-La Mancha, Castilla y León, Extremadura, Cantabria and Galicia, although it is not ruled out that there is distribution to other autonomous communities.

With the information available there is NO record of any reported case associated with this alert.

The Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition has received this information from the autonomous community of Castilla-La Mancha and has transferred it to the competent authorities of the autonomous communities through the Coordinated System for the Rapid Exchange of Information (SCIRI) in order to that the withdrawal of the affected products from the marketing channels be verified.

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 points of sale.

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

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