Recall: meat on the parasites studied
In the case of Rewe and Edeka is currently called meat back, since there is a possibility that it may contain trichinae. These parasites can cause in humans, the infectious disease of “Trichinellosis”.
The company Jagdhaus Rech, game-handling establishment, Markus Bitzen e. K. Rech (Rheinland-Pfalz) has started a recall for the following items from wild boar meat: wild boar cuts of meat, including offal, which were sold in the period from 24.06.2020 to 01.07.2020.
The purchase price will be refunded
“In the case of articles made of wild boar meat can not be excluded that components of an not for Trichinella studied wild boar has been processed,” writes the company in a press release, the Federal office for consumer protection and food safety (BVL) on its Portal “lebensmittelwarnung.de” has published.
The information suggests that the recall applies to wild boar-meat products, which were found in the period after the 23.06.2020 to 01.07.2020 in the trade, or sent to the end user or the end-user gets could be.
The product was Westphalia about the food retail industry (for example, in branches of Rewe and Edeka) in the regions of Northern Rhineland-Palatinate, southern and Western state of North Rhine-as well as the online retailers.
Customers who have purchased the product, you can return the item for a refund of the purchase price, even without presentation of the receipts in your Rewe or Edeka store or at the company Jagdhaus Rech back.
Product not to eat
“Consumers, the “wild acquired pig-cuts of meat, including offal”, are asked to observe the recall and not to eat this product,” says the company.
As the Federal Institute for risk assessment (BfR), explains on his website, are Trichinella small, about 1 mm long nematode worms. The parasites live in the skeletal muscles of mammals, birds and reptiles. The Transfer to a new host – so the people – according to the experts only through the consumption of raw meat, which contains the capable of infection of muscle larvae.
The BfR is that with Trichinella-infected meat can cause the infectious disease of “Trichinellosis”. It is a mild to severe course of the disease and in Germany have to be reported. Your symptoms are at the beginning of the infection usually nonspecific such as weakness, abdominal pain, Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. In the later course of the disease including fever, muscle pain, and Edema can occur in the eye area. (ad)