Listeria: fish fillets recalled in all Carrefour and Leclerc stores in France


Smoked haddock fillets are being recalled. (©bbivirys / AdobeStock)

You recently bought fish from E. Leclerc or Carrefour ? Check your refrigerators carefully. From smoked haddock fillets are currently subject to a recall, notes the government site RappelConso.

In question : the potential presence of listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that can cause listeriosis. This disease can be particularly serious in pregnant women, the elderly and immunocompromised people.

Details of the products concerned

According to the sheet distributed by the health authorities, the batches affected by this recall are smoked haddock fillets sold vacuum packed in 200 gram trays. The products were offered in self-service, in the fish counter of the two brands.

The barcode is 3284570002139 and the batch number is 133135. The health mark is as follows: FR 62.160.108 CE.

Other information : the use-by date is April 23, 2022 and the products have been on the market since April 2. The end of marketing was to take place on April 23, 2022.

What if I bought some?

If you have purchased the products affected by the recall, do not consume them. Destroy them or, if you have not touched the tray, bring it back to the point of sale to obtain a refund.

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In the event that you have consumed these haddock fillets, be very vigilant as to the appearance of possible symptoms. the incubation period for listeriosis to range from a few days to eight weeks.

Consult a doctor if you have fever (isolated or accompanied by headaches) and body aches. On the basis of microbiological analyzes, specifies the Ministry of Health, it will be able to determine if you have been infected with the bacterium.

“Serious forms with neurological complications and maternal or fetal damage in pregnant women can also sometimes occur”, alert the authorities in their sheet.

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