Attention to French consumers: Tamme de Savoie note contains salmonella. Cheese recalls in France are usually due to Listeria monocytogenes, but salmonellosis is also a health risk.
Product Recall: If you have ingested this product, be aware of the symptoms. Food poisoning caused by salmonella can lead to gastrointestinal disturbances such as diarrhea and vomiting. You may have a fever and headache, which may occur within 6 to 72 hours of consuming the contaminated material. This information is available on the Rappel Conso website.
Health risks associated with SCHMIDHAUSER Tomme de Savoie
Product recall: The government has issued important information on food safety. Tomme de Savoie IGP of the SCHMIDHAUSER brand is recognized as hazardous to health. Consumers who purchased this product between April 7 and May 17, 2023 should take precautions. The product was sold throughout France by three distributors: the company Fermière St Michel (Meurthe-et-Moselle), Cremerie des Marches (Haute-Savoie) and Laiterie Annecienne (Haute-Savoie).
Consumers should refrain from consuming SCHMIDHAUSER IGP Tomme de Savoie and return it to the place of purchase or destroy it. For any query, contact number is available at 06.49.42.89.41. If the product is returned, the customer can get a refund. The recall process ends on Thursday, June 1.
The Rappel Conso website has detected the presence of salmonella
Young children, pregnant women, the immunocompromised and the elderly may have more severe symptoms, the reminder conso said. Anyone who has consumed the recalled product and exhibits symptoms of salmonellosis should seek medical advice and report their consumption.
If no symptoms appear within seven days of consuming the affected products, there is no need to worry or consult a doctor. In addition, cooking Savoie cheese at temperatures above 65°C will destroy these bacteria and avoid their harmful effects, as indicated in the government platform.