Diarrhea-pathogens: recall due to Salmonella in this popular Sausage

Callback for the onion sausage due to Salmonella

The meat processor Bell Germany has launched a recall for onion sausage, since in a sample of a microbial contamination with Salmonella was found. These bacteria can lead to diarrhea and other health problems.

Salmonella in onion sausage

The meat processing company Bell Germany will return to the “Zimbo Spicy onion sausage 3x40g” the date of minimum durability 03.02.2019 and the batch number L926012-14. In a single sample of this product was found to be “a microbial contamination with Salmonella,” – said in a message posted on the Portal “lebensmittelwarnung.de” the German länder and of the Federal office for consumer protection.

Affected product do not consume

According to the figures, the sausage was distributed nationwide and is now withdrawn from the market.

“Consumers who have purchased this product are asked to not consume and to dispose of, for safety’s sake”, – stated in the message.

Customers will be able to bring back packs of the product in your sales office, or the packs of Bell Germany send, in order to obtain an appropriate purchase price compensation.

Bacteria can cause gastro-intestinal disorders

“Salmonella can be the cause of serious gastro-intestinal diseases (salmonellosis),” writes the company.

The disease occurs a few hours to days after infection and is expressed primarily by suddenly the onset of diarrhea, abdominal pain, malaise, and headache.

In some cases, vomiting and a slight fever.

The complaints usually disappear after a few hours or days.

For infants, small children, the elderly and people with weakened immune system of the fluid loss due to diarrhea and vomiting can be dangerous.

“Because of this health risk, customers should be aware of the recall and the affected product do not consume,” warns Bell, Germany. (ad)