Colruyt Recalls Martino Spread From Fresh Market

Microbiological tests by the internal Colruyt Group Fine Food Meat lab have detected salmonella and listeria in the Boni Selection martino spread. It is sold in the fresh market of the Colruyt stores.In joint consultation with the FASFC (Belgian Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain) Colruyt has decided to withdraw this product and to issue a recall.Product description:Boni Selection martino spreadArticle number Colruyt: 14331Sold from the 14th of April to the 18th of April 2016.Use by date: 28th of April 2016.Weight: 200 gPackaging: packaged in a protective atmosphereProducer: Colruyt Group Fine Food Meat, Bilkensveld 3, 1500 Halle Information for the consumer:Colruyt asks its customers not to eat the martino spread and to return it to the store. The product will be reimbursed. It has already been removed from the shelves in the stores in question.The martino spread sold at Colruyt butchers is prepared on-the-spot and is absolutely fine.Possible symptoms of salmonella and listeria infectionThe possible symptoms of a salmonella infection are fever, abdominal cramps and diarrhoea. These symptoms usually occur within 12 to 48 hours after infection.The symptoms for listeria are nausea and vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhoea or constipation, headache and lasting fever (ill with flu symptoms). Usually this starts 2 to 30 days after ingesting the listeria monocytogenes.If you have eaten this martino spread and you have these symptoms, please see your GP.For more information customers can call 02 360 10 40. Contact:Hanne PoppePress officer Colruyt GroupTel.: 0473 92 45 10 FAQ’sI have bought this product. What do I do?Do not consume the article. Return it to your store and we will refund it.What if I have already eaten it?SalmonellaPossible symptoms of Salmonella infection are fever, stomach cramps and diarrhoea. These symptoms usually occur within 12 to 48 hours after exposure.The symptoms usually last 4 to 7 days and most people recover without specific treatment. Young children, pregnant women, people with decreased immunity and elderly people are risk groups. For them, the symptoms may be more serious and result in hospitalisation.ListeriaPossible symptoms of infection by listeria are nausea and vomiting, stomach cramps, diarrhoea or constipation, headache and persisting fever (flu feeling).These symptoms are more likely to appear in young children, pregnant women (risk of miscarriage), people with reduced immunity and elderly people.The symptoms usually occur 2 to 30 days after ingestion of listeria monocytogenes.If you have eaten Boni Selection martino spread with best-before date 28/4/2016 and experience the symptoms mentioned above, please consult your general practitioner.Where can I get more information?Call our customer service at 02 360 10 40.This message was drawn up in consultation with the Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain (FASFC).

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