lidl has issued a statement alerting the public about a jerky sliced in olive oil in which the presence of Listeria monocytogenes has been detected.
“The presence of Listeria monocytogenes has been detected. Listeria monocytogenes can be the cause of serious gastrointestinal diseases and flu-like symptoms, so it is requested that you do not consume the product with the affected expiration date (07/11/2023)”explains Lidl in its press release.
Listeria monocytogenes is a species of pathogenic (disease-causing) bacteria that can be found in moist environments, soil, water, vegetation, and decaying animals.
Depending on the severity of the disease, symptoms can last from days to several weeks. Mild symptoms may include fever, muscle aches, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. If the more severe form of listeriosis develops, symptoms may include headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, and seizures.
The purchase price will be refunded, even without presenting a ticket.
Thus, the manufacturer, Friber, SA requests the immediate return of this product to any supermarket Lidl, where they state that the purchase price will be refunded, even without presenting the ticket.
Qualify that only this product is mentioned, which we repeat, it is about Cecina sliced in olive oil with expiration date 07/11/2023, and that no other has been contaminated. At the moment, it is known that this meat product has reached Lidl stores in Aragon, the Basque Country, Navarra, La Rioja and Cantabria.
From Business Insider they add that the symptoms of listeriosis can appear between one and 4 weeks after the contaminated product has been ingested, so they recommend everyone to be very aware of any variation in their condition if they have finally consumed it.
“The manufacturer Friber, SA, apologizes to all customers affected by the inconveniences caused”, ends the statement Supermarket.