The company “Terroirs Traditions” was withdrawn from sale December 24th almost 300 brie with truffles, because of the presence of Listeria monocytogenes.
What is listeria?
The bacterium is distinguished by its high resistance to cold temperatures. Listeria is widespread in the environment and colonize among others since it grows and survival food in refrigerators.
The most likely to be contaminated foods are raw milk cheeses that have not undergone high temperature and long cooking meats.
What if consumption of this truffle brie?
Pregnant women, immunocompromised individuals and the elderly should be particularly attentive to these signs. They can indeed evoke a listeriosis, a potentially serious disease in which the incubation period can be up to eight weeks.
Brie with truffles: who to contact in case of doubt?
When in doubt, check with the cheese section of your supermarket to see if the product purchased is affected by this alert.
The company Terroirs Traditions can also answer all your questions at the following telephone numbers: 05 49 79 54 37 or 06 72 79 07 81 or 06 95 13 71 10.. Do not forget to clean and disinfect your hands, utensils and containers you use, and the first travail.Realize plan a skin test by applying a small amount of product in the elbow or wrist. No reaction after 48 hours? You can enjoy it!