Contaminated sesame from India is currently causing problems for the German food industry.
Now there is a recall concerning a supposedly healthy meal: muesli.
In Germany and other countries there is
The reason for this are deliveries of sesame seeds that contain traces of a
For this reason, a north German organic company has to
Bremen / Munich - In the past few weeks, food recalls have made the rounds based on a risk from
Another message has now been added: The
has to put four different types of muesli from the range on sale.
Reason: "preventive consumer protection", as the company based in Bremen has announced.
Muesli recall due to food contamination - pesticides pose a cancer risk
The sesame as an important ingredient of the affected muesli varieties with the flavors base, fruit, chocolate and nut exceeds the limit value permitted in Germany for the
pesticide ethylene oxide
The products were also delivered in neighboring Switzerland.
foods in the range
affected by the
at Allos Hof-Manufaktur
Allos Amaranth Basis Muesli 1.5 kg
- best before date: 02.10.2021
Allos Amaranth Fruit Muesli 1.5 kg
- best before date: 09.10.2021
Allos Amaranth Chocolate Muesli 1.5 kg
- best before date: 01.10.2021
Allos Amaranth Nut Muesli 375 g
- best before date: 23.09.2021
To what extent can the disputed sales products cause damage?
pesticide ethylene oxide
is poisonous and creates a long-term
cancer risk if
The short-term symptoms are described as headache, dizziness, nausea and, in worse cases, twitching, convulsions and even a comatose state.
Muesli recall of different varieties - Europe flooded with carcinogenic sesame seeds
also reports, including Europe would since summer 2020 Indian of a large amount of sesame seed "flooded", which are contaminated with the pesticides.
from Allos Hof-Manufaktur have to be recalled, although the sesame seeds only contain a maximum of 2.7 percent of the muesli varieties mentioned.
In a recent recall, an organic manufacturer warns of toxic residues in its muesli.https: //t.co/P6YI4ZWjNK
- RUHR24 (@ RUHR24news) November 19, 2020
Do buyers of other Allos Hof Manufaktur products have to worry too?
Not at all, the company asserts and apologizes for the circumstances.
Customers who have purchased one of the problematic foods can return them to the respective shops - even without receipt.
The purchase price will then be refunded.
If you have further questions about the problem, you can email the manufacturer: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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