Potential Presence of E. coli Bacteria in Dairy Product: Alert Issued

Luxembourg - December 4, 2023


The Veterinary and Food Directorate of Luxembourg has issued a statement alerting consumers about a specific dairy product in circulation within the country.
The known brand "Tomme Savoie Fermière IGP 29.1% MG" has been flagged due to a potential presence of E. coli bacteria. Consumers are advised against the consumption of this product sold in bulk between October 29th and November 29th.
The cheese, "Tomme Savoie Fermière IGP 29.1% MG," is available in Match supermarkets. However, it's crucial to note that this cheese might also have been distributed through other retail outlets.
The Directorate reminds the public that E. coli bacteria can cause food poisoning and diarrhea, often accompanied by fever. This could potentially lead to severe kidney complications, particularly in young children. Vigilance is urged among consumers who may have purchased this product during the specified period.