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Salmonella pathogen: Recall initiated for turkey and onion mettwurst at Netto


Turkey and onion sausage recalled for suspected Salmonella
The discounter "Netto" warns of a health risk when eating certain turkey-onion mettwurst and has called for the return of the goods. The "Ostermeier Turkey-Onion Mettwurst" may contain salmonella, according to the discounter. The bacteria can be a health hazard, especially for people who are already weakened.

The manufacturer has recalled the "Ostermeier Turkey-Onion Mettwurst", 150g package, with the best before date (BBD) February 5, 2017 and the batch numbers 17.104104.25 and 17.104104.6, reports the Federal Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety on its portal "Food Warning .de “. The sausage was manufactured by Juma GmbH and distributed through the net brand discount. Consumption is strongly discouraged. Abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting are possible consequences of a Salmonella infection.

Mettwurst offered in several federal states
"For reasons of preventive consumer protection", Juma GmbH calls back the product "Ostermeier Turkey-Onion-Mettwurst", 150g package. Batch numbers 17.104104.25 and 17.104104.6 with the best-before date of 5 February 2017 are affected. These are suspected of being contaminated with Salmonella. According to the manufacturer, the product was offered regionally at Netto Marken-Discount in Hesse, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia.

Urgently refrain from eating
In view of the suspicion of possible salmonella contamination, the "Ostermeier turkey-onion-mettwurst" was immediately taken out of sale in all net branches. Anyone who has previously bought a corresponding turkey and onion sausage can return it and the purchase price will be reimbursed upon presentation of the label with the best before date and the batch numbers mentioned, reports Netto on his website. "We regret the incident and apologize to all customers for any inconvenience this may have caused," said the manufacturer. (fp)

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