Re Aldi-recall: meat manufacturer calls this Sausage due to Listeria bacteria!

Great callback’m due to ill bacteria

The Discounter Aldi Nord has launched a recall, there is a popular sausage speciality was contaminated with Listeria. Aldi warns on its website prior to the consumption of sausage, since this can have for consumers, life-threatening consequences.

Affected Product

Aldi Nord has taken the affected product immediately from the sale:

“Farmer’s feast” – “Breakfast of meat-sliced meats, 125 g”
the date of minimum durability 28.04.2019 the Gmyrek meat and sausages GmbH &#038 were; Co. KG“

Listeria in sausage product found

In the context of a self-control system, the manufacturer has demonstrated in a sample of the above-mentioned cold cuts Listeria. Listeria can cause flu-like symptoms with fever and diarrhea. In the case of small children, and persons with a weakened immune system as a result of eating life-threatening disease can occur (“listeriosis”).


The Affected product can be returned in all Aldi Nord stores and the purchase price will of course be refunded.

Pregnant women are particularly at risk

Almost half of all listeriosis cases involve Pregnant women, because the immune system changes during pregnancy and it is more susceptible to the bacteria. The Listeria can also be transferred on the unborn child and lead to so in the worst case, a Premature or stillbirth.

Listeriosis in Germany are subject to the reporting requirement

Listeriosis in Germany is one of the notifiable diseases. Anyone who has consumed the affected product and the symptoms described here, or a General malaise feeling, you should immediately consult a physician and to a possible Listeria clues. Since the pathogens still remain weeks after the disease in the gut, is a special Hygiene of the sanitary facilities is advisable in order to avoid a further spread.

No clear symptoms

You will find the pathogen at time of diagnosis, mostly in the liver, the tonsils, or in the digestive tract. In this respect, it does not belong to one of the risk groups, the pathogen is excreted with the stool. The pathogen can then also exist in the stomach and intestinal tract, and no obvious discomfort. It is the flu can cause similar symptoms, and skin contact with contaminated foods can lead to the skin reactions in the Form of pustules. Diarrhea and vomiting may also be symptoms. Recent studies have shown that fever and allergic reactions can also occur in people with an intact immune system after the intake of the listeriosis bacteria. These symptoms keep for about two days. The bacteria are excreted with the faeces over a period of several months. Therefore, a listeriosis Hygiene in the sanitary area, in the case of particular importance.

In people with a weakened immune system it can come as a result of a listeriosis to dangerous complications such as inflammation of the brain or blood poisoning skin. (fm)