Spain – Presence of Salmonella in Chistorra (Cheese) from Spain


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The Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition has communicated to the competent authorities of the autonomous communities, through the Coordinated System of Rapid Information Exchange (SCIRI), an alert, transmitted by the health authorities of Navarre, regarding the presence of  Salmonella , in the CHISTORRA DE NAVARRA product.

The data of the product involved are:

  • Product number:  CHISTORRA DE NAVARRA
  • Product appearance: Vacuum packed.
  • Lot number: 222429
  • Expiry date: 02/26/2023 and 02/27/2023
  • Unit weight: 220g
  • Temperature: Refrigerated

The manufacturing company has withdrawn the product from the market, distributed exclusively in LIDL supermarkets, which has published information about it on its website.

The withdrawal of the affected products from the marketing channels will be verified by the competent authorities.

With the available information , 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 and return them to the point of purchase.

The presence of  Salmonella  in the products can pose certain risks to the health of the people who consume them. If you have consumed this product and present any 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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