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Callback to the discounter: Warning to all chocolate lovers - health risks threaten

2020-11-25T22:15:42.235Z

Anyone who last bought chocolate from Penny should read a current recall. Consuming the wrongly labeled product can have serious consequences.



Anyone who last bought chocolate from Penny should read a current recall.

Consuming the wrongly labeled product can have serious consequences.

  • The German

    discounter chain Penny

    informs customers about the

    recall of

    a type of chocolate.

  • Serious

    health consequences

    can occur

    when consuming the possibly incorrectly declared goods

    .

  • It is a product of

    the “Best Moments” brand

    .

Wiesbaden / Soest - The subject of

health has

enjoyed special attention for many months - after all, we are in the middle of a

pandemic

.

Aside from

Corona *

, however, there are other dangers that can noticeably affect well-being.

This also includes contaminated or incorrectly labeled

foods

, due to which

recalls have to be

published

again and again

.

Recall from Penny: Wrongly declared chocolate poses health risks

A current case concerns the

discounter Penny

, where a defective chocolate has come into circulation: It is a product of the retailer Aldente GmbH and the brand "Best Moments".

The product is called "Ruby Pearls with candied cherries".

The problem identified: It cannot be ruled out that the confectionery article may also contain 

hazelnuts with a chocolate coating

 .

Recall: Undeclared hazelnuts in “Best Moments” Ruby Pearls with candied cherries via Pennyhttps: //t.co/tMJJeLaC7y

- Product Warning (@ Product Warning1) November 19, 2020

What

sounds rather unproblematic

for people without

food sensitivity

can, however, have serious consequences: In people with a hazelnut allergy, consumption can cause serious consequences.

The consumer

portal produktwarnung.eu explains

that a mistake in chocolate can trigger different health reactions:

There is a risk of swelling of the mucous membranes in the mouth and nose, and gastrointestinal complaints can also occur.

In the worst case, there is a risk of severe anaphylactic shock in hypersensitive people - and especially children - the

German Allergy and Asthma Association

warns 

.

Then the circulation can also be affected and those affected can lose consciousness.

Penny recall due to incorrectly declared chocolate - These federal states are affected

Because the

declaration

for the product sold by Aldente GmbH and Penny may be incorrect, this can have dire consequences.

For

consumers

, the question now arises as to how one can recognize the potentially dangerous dessert?

It is the "Ruby Pearls" batch with the

best before

date

8/11/2021

.

The corresponding range was not sold in all federal states.

The affected areas are:

  • Bavaria

  • Baden-Wuerttemberg

  • Bremen

  • Hesse

  • Lower Saxony

  • North Rhine-Westphalia

  • Lower Saxony

Chocolate recall: You bought “Ruby Pearls” from Penny?

You can do that now

Penny

himself informs his customers that the

recall is

only about the variety "Ruby Pearls with candied cherries", other flavors are allegedly not affected.

Once the product in question has been purchased, it can be

exchanged

at

any penny store

- even without receipt and in return for the purchase price.

Video: Why are there more and more product recalls?

In addition, the sub-dealer

Aldente GmbH has

a hotline available from which information can be obtained - the telephone number is

(02921) 96 986 42

.

Alternatively, an e-mail can be sent:

info@aldente-soest.de

.

In a press release, the company from Soest (North Rhine-Westphalia) also apologized for the carelessness.

Meanwhile, the question arises whether supermarkets are dangerous virus spreaders in the corona pandemic?

A new study reveals amazing things.

(PF)

Source: merkur

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