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Goat’s cheese recalled to supermarkets across France

The cheese was stocked in shops across France and may contain traces of metal

Goat’s cheese is being recalled to supermarkets across France Pic: Sloniki / Shutterstock

Batches of goat’s cheese are being recalled to Carrefour, Leclerc, Leader Price, Super U and Lidl supermarkets across France because of the potential presence of traces of metal within the product. 

At Carrefour, the cheese was sold under the ‘Carrefour Classic’ label, with the GTIN 3560071093716 and with a use-by date ranging from September 29 to October 13. The products in question were sold between August 16 and September 9.

At Leclerc, the Sainte-Maure and Bûche Fondante goat’s cheese belonged to the ‘Les Croisés’ brand, and had the GTIN 356700606865 or 356700562406. Its use-by date would have sat between September 29 and October 14.

Système U sold the cheese under the ‘U’ brand, with the GTIN 3256224310525, with use-by dates between September 27 and October 15.

At Leader Price, the cheese had the GTIN 3263859371319 and its use-by date would have been between October 2 and October 13. The product would have been on sale between August 16 and October 10.

Finally, Lidl sold the cheese under the ‘Chêne d’argent’ brand, with the GTIN 4056489554806 and between August 16 and September 10. The use-by dates would have ranged between September 28 and October 13.

There are concerns that eating the cheese could lead to injuries or other undesirable effects for the consumer.

Customers are advised not to consume the cheese, but instead to destroy it or take it back to the shop for a refund. 

You can find out more on the government Rappel Conso website. 

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