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Tobias sausage withdrawn from supermarkets: microbiological risk, recalled by the Ministry of Health

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A well-known brand of sausage has come under the scrutiny of the Ministry of Health: batch recalled due to a microbiological risk

What is the batch at microbiological risk

The Ministry of Health, in its information note, explained that the batch of wurstel withdrawn is the number 1785417.

It was produced in Italy, in the factory of San Martino Buon Albergo (in the province of Verona) of the Agricola Tre Valli Soc Coop ..

The expiry date of the batch in question is September 3, 2022.

What to do if you bought the suspicious bottles

If you have purchased frankfurters belonging to the suspect batch, the recommendation from the health authorities is do not consume its contents.

The invitation is to check the lot number and return it to the point of sale for replacement.

frankfurters removedPhoto source: Ministry of Health

Sausages withdrawn due to microbiological risk

Because the Tobias sausages have been removed

But what is the reason for the recall?

According to what has been found by the Ministry of Health, some 150 gram packages may contain Listeria Monocytogenes.

What Happens If We Ingest Foods Containing Listeria Bacteria

The Listeria monocytogenesas the Ministry of Health explains, it is a very widespread bacterium in the environment.

Among the main features:

  • it is durable and can multiply also for low temperatures;
  • survives in kitchens and in places where food is prepared and stored;
  • it can contaminate food either believed is cooked, especially those with a high degree of processing (sliced ​​and ground, in portions).

Symptoms may not manifest, or in any case be mild in level gastrointestinal, however of short term.

Exception for the most susceptible people who may develop severe forms illness, even following the consumption of slightly contaminated food. It’s about:

  • pregnant women;
  • infants;
  • the elderly;
  • immunocompromised;
  • suffering from other illnesses, such as Diabetes.

How to protect ourselves

The board of directors of the Ministry of Health is made up of to separate always the different types of products: raw in the preparation phase, raw ready to eat and cooked ready to eat.

Fundamentally:

  • during the preparation and storage of food, they must be kept separate;
  • use cutlery, cutting boards and the like different tools And to clean for each type of product;
  • after touching a certain type of product, washing hands before touching another;
  • eat ready meals as soon as possible;
  • If in doubt, to cook Where warm up food just before eating it.

About a week ago, Conad found itself under the microscope of the Ministry of Health, for the sale of packs of frankfurters with the possible presence of pieces of plastic.

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