Haddock fillets sold in Leclerc and Carrefour have been recalled for risk of contamination

Approximately 1,000 baskets of haddock packaged by Boulogne-sur-Mer were affected, and they are marketed in many Carrefour and Leclerc stores.

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After pizza, chocolate and cheese, fish attracts the attention of healthy salads. Bourgain et Fils launched their smoked haddock steak pull, France Blue Nord reports Friday 15th April.

Nearly a thousand 200-gram trays, sold in Leclerc and Carrefour stores across France with an expiration date set on April 23, are affected by this recall. The company confirmed after several analyzes that no other batch of its products was contaminated, and added that it had disinfected its entire factory from Boulogne-sur-Mer (Pas de Calais).

Those who purchased these products are asked to return them to the store or dispose of them. People who have consumed the products and suffer from fever, isolated or accompanied by headache, and body aches should consult a doctor. Pregnant women, immunocompromised, and the elderly should pay special attention to these symptoms.

Listeriosis is a rare foodborne infection – a few hundred cases a year in France – but once it’s made public, it’s especially fatal: about a quarter of patients die. The incubation period can be up to eight weeks.

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