The official website for dangerous product alerts, Rappel Conso, has issued a sheet concerning sandwiches sold by Intermarché between September 11 and 13, 2022 due to possible contamination with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, the agent responsible for listeriosis.
These products, branded “Monique Ranou”, have been marketed throughout France. The 125 g ham and butter club sandwiches were packaged in plastic shells, in the “prepared meals and snacks” departments. The incriminated lot is 22-250A, with a use-by date of September 25, 2022 and a barcode of 3250390702016.
Fever and body aches
Symptoms of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes are fever, with or without headache, and body aches. The incubation period for the disease can be up to eight weeks. If you have these symptoms after consuming the sandwiches purchased at Intermarché, it is advisable to consult a doctor. “Pregnant women as well as immunocompromised people and the elderly should be particularly careful”specifies the Rappel Conso site.
If the products have not yet been consumed, it is recommended to destroy them or bring them back to the point of sale for a refund.