Coprosain, a Belgian farmers cooperative that produces everything from meat to bakery items, issued a recall on 24 May for their smoked Filet d’Anvers and withdrew it from sale because of detected traces of Listeria.
According to a press release by the Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain, the contaminated fillets were sold from 30 April to 20 May. Coprosain asks its customers to not consume the product and return it to point of sale for a refund.
Listeria is a bacteria that can cause Listeriosis if ingested. Those at risk include pregnant persons, immunocompromised and the elderly, according to Sciensano, the Belgian institute for health.
The product was distributed at:
- Coprosain – Rue de l’Abbaye 4 7800 Ath
- Coprosain – Chaussée d’Ophain16 a 1420 Braine l’alleud
- Coprosain – Avenue de Maire 139/4 7500 Tournai
- Ixelles, Enghien, Woluwé-Saint-Pierre, Auderghem, Jette, Ottignies, Tournai, Woluwé-Saint-Lambert public markets
- At the Bio Village – Rue de Tournai 97 7972 Quevaucamps
- At the Farm – Chaussée de la Liberation 17 7911 Hacquegnies
- Proxy Delhaize – Route d’Hacquegnies 11 7911 Frasnes
- Coquelicoop – Route d’Ath 434, 7050 Jurbise
Batch numbers of contaminated products were: 22123; 22124; 22125; 22126; 22129; 22130; 22137; 22138
For more information visit the AFSCA website.