Open your cupboards and check your latest in-store purchases.
Several large distributors have recalled several of their products in recent days.
In the starchy section, on April 4, Carrefour recalled its 1kg bag of private label Basmati rice.
To find out if you are affected by this recall, you will need to check the barcode, which must be 3560070837984. The expiration date of the product affected by the recall is February 5, 2023.
In its information to consumers, Carrefour justifies its recall by the possible presence of aflatoxins, mycotoxins that can lead to health problems if consumed in large quantities.
The group adds that people with hepatitis are sensitive to aflatoxins.
Pasta, couscous and prawns
Pasta does not escape these precautionary measures either. Système U recalls two batches of tagliatelle with Curry from the St Ursin brand. Reason mentioned: exceeding the authorized pesticide thresholds, with a "presence of ethylene oxide above the limit in the curry". The references concerned are 2021-04-0150 (use by date 01/31/2024) and 2021-04-0151 (use by date 02/28/2024). Tagliatelle with curry, still produced by the Fabre house and distributed by La Grande Épicerie de Paris, are also being recalled for the same reasons. The product reference is 2021-04-0149 and their use-by date is February 28, 2024.
For its part, the Intermarché group proceeded on Monday to recall the couscous with spices from the Saint Eloi brand. Here again, the presence of ethylene oxide at a content greater than the authorized limit, on a batch of turmeric was detected. This is a box of four sachets of 125 grams, with a "date of minimum durability" set at 14/01/2022. The product barcode is: 3250391331444.
Finally, and since April 14, the Casino, Vival, Spar and other Casino distribution networks have called for bringing back 400g cans of whole tropical frozen shrimp, due to the presence of Vibrio parahaemolyticus. "Foodborne illnesses caused by Vibrio parahaemolyticus result in gastrointestinal disturbances most often diarrhea and abdominal pain sometimes accompanied by nausea, vomiting or fever within 12 to 24 hours after consuming the foods. contaminated products ”, can be read on the site dedicated to the recall of dangerous products. "If the product must undergo cooking before consumption, cooking the products through the core at + 65 ° C destroys bacteria and prevents the consequences of such contamination", it is further indicated.To find out if you are in possession of a risky product, its barcode is: 3222477634237. The lot number is VN / 532 / V / 072 and the use-by date indicated on the product is 2 February 2022.
For information, the authorities put online at the beginning of April a website dedicated to the recall of products deemed potentially dangerous. You can access it by clicking on this link.