chicken containing veterinary drug residues is subject to a recall across France

chicken containing veterinary drug residues is subject to a recall across France
chicken containing veterinary drug residues is subject to a recall across France

Contaminated batches of frozen chicken are being massively recalled throughout France. The reason: presence of veterinary drugs. Conso recall alerts consumers to a health risk.

The first product affected by the recall is the brand’s 800 gram chicken fillet Poultry of Kerannamarketed from March 23, 2024 throughout France, with a minimum durability date of March 26, 2026. The contaminated lot is 3224499680, with GTIN 3700158706676. Conso recall mentions the reason “ Non-compliant analysis of veterinary treatment residue » for this product recall. The recall procedure began on May 28 and will last until December 1, 2024.

Another product recalled for the same reason: the brand’s 5 kg frozen thighs Pomona Pro to Pro, lot 3224126781. The same applies to the 10 kg frozen thighs marketed on April 15 by the brand Lou Caterer. Finally, the frozen thighs of class B lots 3224128113, 3224126779 and 3224127160, sold in packages of 10 kg per Caraman France Brinky Food, are also unfit for consumption, in the same way as chicken drumsticks Ecomiam of 1 kg, lot 3224499645.

Consumer recall invites customers who have purchased these products to return them as quickly as possible to the point of sale, or to get rid of them, by destroying them first. It is possible to claim a refund or exchange in store, provided you return the product before the end of the recall procedure. For any additional information, Rappel Conso makes available to consumers the number 02 97 34 18 48.

What are the risks associated with eating contaminated chicken?

The ingestion of these animal drug residues can have serious repercussions on the health of consumers, particularly children, the elderly, immunocompromised people and pregnant women. In large quantities, these medications can cause serious allergies or even poisoning. If in doubt, it is advisable to consult your doctor.

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