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Recall: poison found in Edeka spread - health hazard!

2021-01-15T13:29:24.062Z

Edeka informs about a current recall. A popular organic spread is affected. There is an urgent warning against consumption.



Edeka informs about a current recall.

A popular organic spread is affected.

There is an urgent warning against consumption.

  • A

    spread

    is affected by a current recall *.

  • The product was sold throughout Germany

    sold at

    Edeka

    *.

  • The

    organic spread

    has been taken off the market.

Kassel - Tahini paste, also known as

sesame mush

, is used

in many recipes

.

Whether for hummus, salads or as a

spread on bread

: This is often used in many kitchens.

All the more annoying that a popular organic spread from Edeka is now

affected

by a

recall

*.

According to its own information,

toxic residues were found

in the

spread

.

According to the supermarket chain, HMF Food Prodution GmbH & Co. KG is said to have recalled the following product:

+

There is currently a major recall at Edeka: A toxin was discovered in a popular organic spread.

(Symbol picture) ..

© Sven Hoppe / dpa

Recall at Edeka - Toxic ingredient found in spread

Although the

recall

was published on December 18, 2020, it is still relevant.

It is also possible that not enough consumers have heard of the

warning

.

In addition, the

organic spread from Edeka has

a long shelf life and is often stored in the pantry - or even used.

As reported by merkur.de, after investigations by the supermarket giant,

residues of a

pesticide ethylene oxide * were found

in the

organic spread.

proven.

A health risk can

therefore not be ruled out

by

Edeka

, which is why the company advises against consuming the product.

The

spread has

since been taken off the market.

Surname

Edeka organic tahini sesame

quantity

260 gram jar

Recall of organic spread: Product was offered at Edeka and Marktkauf

The

sesame mousse

was sold throughout Germany by

Edeka

and

Marktkauf

.

Customers who have already bought the product can return it to a branch.

The purchase price will be refunded even without a receipt.

+

Tahini sesame: The photo shows the product affected by the recall.

© Edeka

Ethylene oxide

is a colorless, extremely flammable gas with a sweet odor.

It is used, among other things, as a disinfectant for food, organic insulation materials and textile fibers.

Ethylene oxide is toxic and carcinogenic if inhaled.

The first symptoms of poisoning may be headache, dizziness and nausea, and vomiting.

In higher doses it comes to twitching, convulsions and finally to a coma.

Only recently was information about a candy recalled - consumption can have dangerous consequences.

The product was sold almost all over Germany.

(Karolin Schaefer)

* hna.de and merkur.de are part of the nationwide Ippen digital editorial network.

List of rubric lists: © Christian Charisius / dpa / picture alliance

Source: merkur

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