Charcuterie lovers know it well: their favorite dishes are often affected by product recalls. While many foods can be contaminated for different reasons, it is true that some are more at risk than others. Regarding Listeria monocytogenes, the agent responsible for listeriosis, the Ministry of Health and Prevention cites several products regularly concerned, namely:

To avoid contamination, there are of course precautions to take. It is recommended, in particular, to thoroughly clean kitchen utensils that have been in contact with raw food. The ministry also advises to “prefer pre-packaged products to products bought by the slice” and to “reheat foods eaten hot to an internal temperature above 70°C”.

However, if you find yourself in possession of a food potentially contaminated with Listeria, you must not consume it. Recently, a traditional “Le Père Champain” ham was recalled, sold in cuts in the charcuterie department of several brands between April 20 and June 2, 2022. Here is the reference concerned:

People who have purchased this product have until Friday, June 17, 2022 to return the product to the point of sale and obtain a refund. In our slideshow below, discover all the brands that marketed the potentially contaminated ham.