Salmonella: new contaminated products, stop a sector

There are new food recalls affecting the risk salmonella. After the many cases reported close to Easter and which involved Ferrero and the famous Kinder eggs, another chocolate-based product is in the sights. But not only. Health authorities have banned an activity in a large area for the discovery of bacteria in the fish. Let’s see the details of the two different measures decided by Ministry of Health and fromAusl Romagnaand how they will affect consumers.

What is salmonella, how is it transmitted and what are the symptoms of the infection

Salmonella is a genus of causing bacteria salmonellosis. These are infections that are usually caught with undercooked or inadequately treated food. THE symptoms most common are the following.

  • Gastric pains.
  • Abdominal muscles.
  • Aerophagia.
  • Bad taste in the mouth.
  • He retched.
  • Articolar pains.
  • Cramps.
  • Fever.
  • Hallucinations.
  • Diarrhea alternating with constipation.

Generally the disease has a short course, but in the presence of particularly serious or annoying manifestations, it is good to consult a doctor. Salmonella infection can also provoke fevers enteric And sepsisthat is, a systemic immune response that can be fatal.

Rice cakes and chocolate biscuits withdrawn due to salmonella risk: the lots

There are three i products withdrawn from the market, all under the Elite brand. These are rice cakes and chocolate biscuits. The Ministry of Health detected the presence of salmonella bacteria in batches produced before the end of last month.

  • Elite Rice Cakes – Dark chocolate rice cakes (article KLP1192), 70 gram pack with production batch date prior to April 29, 2022.
  • Elite Rice Cakes – Milk chocolate rice cakes (article KLP1166), 70 gram pack with production batch date prior to April 29, 2022.
  • Elite Cookies with chocolate chips (item KLP1128), 180 gram pack with production batch date prior to April 29, 2022.

The three recalled products are marketed by Bet Kosher Sas by Alberto Terracina and are produced by Strauss Elite based in Israel. The packages are collected from supermarkets. If you have already bought one, it is better not to consume it and bring it back to the store.

Clam harvesting in Ravenna blocked: salmonella bacteria in shellfish

The other measure to ward off salmonella infections is that taken by the Romagna health company and concerns the clams della Pialassa della Baiona, a protected natural area located in the territory of the Municipality of Ravenna. On May 4, the Hygiene Unit for Food of Animal Origin signed an ordinance stopping the collection activities of molluscs.

The decision was made on the basis of test reports issued by the Forlì section of the experimental zooprophylactic II Institute of Lombardy and Emilia Romagna, which revealed the presence of salmonella in 25 grams of clams taken on April 26 in monitoring stations in the area.

Food business operators who have harvested or marketed molluscs since that date must activate the procedures for withdraw and the recall from the finished product market. The order was also sent to the fishermen’s cooperatives and to the provincial police, responsible for controls, which has already carried out voluntary and information activities in the Ravenna area.

It is not the first time he has come salmonella found in clams. Here is another case. We talked to you for a long time, too here, salmonella in Kinder products. Instead you can find it in this article is the last food recall, which concerns pasta.

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Salmonella: new contaminated products, stop a sector

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