Nationwide recall campaign for raw milk cheese due to salmonella detection

Salmonella contaminated cheese is recalled

The French company Les Fruitières des Bornes Société capt.et fils starts a recall for the raw milk cheese called Reblochon de Savoie AOP.This particular cheese of the company seems to have been contaminated with salmonella. In Germany, the affected cheese is offered by Vallé Verte Handelsgesellschaft für Naturprodukte mbH from Kehl.

There are always food and other products, which must be recalled by manufacturers. The reasons can be completely different. Now a cheese producer recalls the product "Reblochon de Savoie AOP".The reason given is an attack with salmonella. The raw milk cheese with a durability date of at least 17 October 2017 and lot number 171017 is affected. The portal of the Federal States and the Federal Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety published a communication on the recall of the contaminated cheese.
The manufacturer of a raw milk cheese from France called it because the cheese was contaminated with salmonella.(Picture Printemps / fotolia.com)

What are salmonella and how do they get into the body?

Salmonella often get by the consumption of contaminated foods in the human digestive tract. The salmonella can neither be smelled nor tasted. The rod-shaped bacteria cause various diseases in animals and humans. In the worst case, it is even possible for the affected person to be affected by the effects. It should be noted, for example, that salmonella on non-chilled foods multiplies very quickly. But also the hygiene in the preparation of food is very important, in order to avoid an attack by salmonella. A particular source of danger is a contaminated cutting board.

What are the health effects of Salmonella on humans?

Salmonella usually lead to an acute bowel infection. If you suddenly suffer from diarrhea, headaches, stomach pain and discomfort, these symptoms can be a so-called salmonellosis( a special form of gastroenteritis is).In addition, vomiting and mild fever may also indicate salmonella infection.

Dehydration by salmonella is particularly severe in small children and elderly people

The unpleasant symptoms often persist over a period of several days. In particular, small children and seniors show an increased risk of dehydration due to the loss of liquid.(as)

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