Route des Terroirs recalls Morbier Maison Monts & Terroirs Chalet De Vevy Cheese because of contamination with E. Coli

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Route des Terroirs is recalling Morbier Maison Monts & Terroirs Chalet De Vevy Raw Cows’ Milk Cheese because Shiga toxin-producing E. Coli has been found in some batches of this product.
There is no change to the products affected, the update relates to a correction of the symptoms associated with E. Coli STEC.

Product details

Batch code all
Best before All dates up to and including 24 January 2024

Risk statement

The presence of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli in some batches of the product listed above.

Symptoms caused by STEC organisms include severe diarrhoea (including bloody diarrhoea), abdominal pain, and sometimes haemolytic uremic syndrome, (HUS), a serious condition that can lead to kidney failure and can be fatal.

Action taken by the company

Route des Terroirs is recalling the above product. Point of sale notices will be displayed where the products were sold. These notices explain to customers why the products are being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the products. Please see the attached notice.

View Customer Notice: Route des Terroirs Morbier Maison Monts & Terroirs Chalet De Vevy Cheeseas

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product do not eat it. Instead return it to the store from where it was bought to discuss options for a full refund. The cheese is sometimes sold as a full block or served as individual portions. It may have been provided as part of a hamper you’ve purchased or been gifted. It may not always be clear whether you have purchased an affected product. If in doubt, you are advised to contact the retailer the product was bought from to find out if the cheese you have is from the businesses and batches affected. In the meantime, do not eat the product and ensure it is stored safely, fully wrapped and not in contact with any other foods.

About product recalls and withdrawals

If there is a problem with a food product that means it should not be sold, then it might be ‘withdrawn’ (taken off the shelves) or ‘recalled’ (when customers are asked to return the product). The FSA issues Product Withdrawal Information Notices and Product Recall Information Notices to let consumers and local authorities know about problems associated with food. In some cases, a ‘Food Alert for Action’ is issued. This provides local authorities with details of specific action to be taken on behalf of consumers.

Ref: FSA-PRIN-49-2023-update-1