The bacterium concerned, called Listeria monocytogenes, can cause serious problems, especially in pregnant women.
Do not eat these pizzas as they may contain dangerous bacteria called Listeria monocytogenes. The Hawaiian preparations, ham and ham and mushrooms of the brand PPNP (Prepared By Our Pros) sold in Match supermarkets between October 21 and 26 are the subject of a product recall. About forty points of sale are concerned, mainly in Hauts-de-France, but also a few in the Grand Est region.
The instructions communicated by the health authorities are clear: “stop consuming», «return the product to the point of sale“, or “destroy the product“. It must be said that the bacterium in question is at the origin of a disease called listeriosis, described as “severeby the Ministry of Health, in particular for pregnant women, infants and all people with fragile immune systems. “Incubation times can be up to eight weeks», Specifies the product recall issued by the authorities at the end of last week.
Fever and body aches are the two main symptoms, whether or not they are accompanied by headaches. “Severe forms with neurological complications and maternal or fetal damage in pregnant women can also sometimes occur.“, explain the health authorities. It is strongly advised to consult your doctor in case of appearance of such symptoms after consumption of the products concerned.
This recall of pizzas carrying a dangerous bacterium is reminiscent of infections with another bacterium, called E.coli, in pizzas from the Buitoni brand. Contamination by these preparations from the Fraîch’Up range caused the death of two children and 56 serious infections.