The stomach hurts, the skin itches - and in an emergency you can't breathe.
A wholesaler is now recalling its fruit jelly, as consuming it could have dire consequences.
Sulfur dioxide and sulfites are
not dangerous to most people.
However, if you have an allergic reaction to it, you atone for the bitter consumption.
only poorly labeled the packaging of its popular sweet.
Now he reacts to the mistake and calls back his
Herrenberg - Whether chocolate, cookies or gummy bears -
are popular with young and old.
But now a particularly
fruit jelly is
by a Germany-wide
recall campaign *
The confectionery is badly labeled * so that some consumers could suffer serious damage from their consumption.
Herrenberger wholesaler calls back fruit jelly
As the portal
on Thursday, the packaging of the affected products did not state that
it could contain
sulfur dioxide and sulfites
Due to the unmarked
, the dealer
Monolith Süd GmbH is
immediately and calling back its
A jelly mixture is affected
Fruit jelly fans
Fruit jelly fans
for the said mixture in the
180 gram package
best before date January 20, 2021
If you are
, the manufacturer guarantees the
reimbursement of the purchase price
even without a receipt.
Monolith Süd GmbH
regrets that this incident occurred "despite the greatest possible care in production * and extensive internal controls"
and apologizes to all customers for the inconvenience that has now arisen.
Video: Risky Preservative - This is why sulfites can be so dangerous
As a “precaution”, the company from
against consuming the product, as it could
trigger allergic reactions
in people with
and the resulting
are quite common in food for preservation purposes and are
approved as additives
for numerous products, such as
Most people tolerate the
well - but time and again some develop more serious, allergic reactions.
Recall: Sulphites can cause breathing difficulties, diarrhea and eczema
The extent of this can vary greatly from person to person: For example, the
mucous membranes in the entire mouth, nose and throat
as well as the
swell and, in an emergency, impair breathing and
narrow the bronchi
An allergic reaction to sulfite can on the other hand by symptoms in
intestinal area gastrointestinal
can have an allergy consequence.
In the worst case scenario, it could also trigger life-threatening anaphylactic shock.
Recall: Incorrect allergen labeling - Monolith recalls jelly product mixhttps: //t.co/UjyyBbGfNM pic.twitter.com/3cmRqlPGB1
- Product Warning (@ Product Warning1) November 19, 2020
Monolith South GmbH
is one of around 3,000 customers and 500 employees of the leading
for Eastern European food and specialties.
The now recalled
fruit jelly was sold
throughout Germany in
Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Hesse, Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate
did not provide any information about where the
fruit jelly was
sold - but it can still be assumed that it was mainly available as a
special item in discounters
sell the imported products of Mr. Berger wholesaler.
* Merkur.de is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital network.
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