Trichinellosis in Corsica: Ton of sausages entered after case

A ton of charcuterie was seized in Aullène, South Corsica, following a complaint from a person who has fallen ill after consuming. Recalled products, with an estimated street value of more than EUR 50 000, must be destroyed.

charcuterieA ton of charcuterie was seized Thursday in Aullene in Corse-du-Sud, after reporting a case of trichinosis, a disease characterized by fever or complications if the patient is not treated , will we learned this Friday from the gendarmerie.

The seizure was conducted Thursday morning by the Departmental Directorate of social cohesion and the protection of populations (DDCSPP), in collaboration with the police. At the root of this, a person fell ill after eating cold cuts a small-scale producer, contacted the DDCSPP, said the gendarmerie, confirming a report by France 3 Corse.

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