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Callback: Attention allergy sufferers! - Danger to life is imminent! You shouldn't eat this candy

2021-01-24T06:20:03.788Z

A recall has started because of unlabelled allergens in a candy. If consumed, allergy sufferers are at risk of life-threatening reactions.



A recall has started because of unlabelled allergens in a candy.

If consumed, allergy sufferers are at risk of life-threatening reactions.

  • Current recall: * A popular candy is affected.

  • There is no label for allergens on the packaging.

  • Especially

    allergy sufferers

    should not consume the product.

Kassel - Whether chocolate or wine gum: As soon as it comes to

sweets

, many go into raptures.

As the trade association "Sweets Global Network" calculated for 2016, Germans eat around 32 kilos of sweets a year.

But now a

candy is

affected

by a

recall

* - consumption can have dangerous consequences.

Especially

allergy sufferers

should be careful now.

The company "Ciloglu Handels GmbH" informs about the

recall of

the article "Findikli Pestil 12x300 grams".

According to the company, various best-before dates are affected.

Recall about peanuts: The allergens were not listed on the candy packaging

According to the manufacturer, the affected batches

may contain

traces of peanuts

.

This notice was

not marked

on the

product affected

by the

recall

.

People who are allergic to peanuts should

therefore never eat

the

candy

.

This is reported by the consumer portal produktwarnung.eu.

Surname

Pestil confectionery

Best before

02/12/2021, 04/20/2021, 07/01/2021 08/14/2021, 10/07/2021, 11/07/2021

item number

0147101

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This is what the product affected by the recall looks like.

© Screenshot / produktwarnung.eu

Anyone who has already bought the product can return it to the respective shop.

The purchase price will be fully refunded - even without a receipt.

The recall affects all of Germany: the candy was in stores nationwide

As merkur.de reports, the

candy was sold

in almost every federal state in Germany * - including

Hesse

.

These include:

  • Baden-Wuerttemberg

  • Bavaria

  • Berlin

  • Bremen

  • Hamburg

  • Hesse

  • Lower Saxony

  • North Rhine-Westphalia

  • Rhineland-Palatinate

  • Saarland

  • Saxony-Anhalt

  • Schleswig-Holstein.

In

Germany

, between three and four percent of people suffer from a food allergy.

The reaction to the respective food, such as the

candy affected

by the

recall

, shows itself in different ways.

In some people, the

allergy

manifests itself

through reactions of the mucous membranes.

Swelling often occurs in this area, specifically in the mouth, nose and / or throat area.

Candy can trigger an allergic reaction: recall started

It can also cause a

swelling of the tongue

come.

But

symptoms

can also occur in the

gastrointestinal area

.

Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and / or flatulence are not uncommon here. Allergic reactions can, however, also express themselves on the skin.

Here especially in eczema, itching and hives.

In some cases,

allergic reactions of

the airways and shortness of breath can occur.

Here the bronchi sometimes narrow, which is known as allergic asthma.

In extreme cases, anaphylactic shock can lead to a life-threatening situation. 

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Inconspicuous - but extremely dangerous for allergy sufferers: Traces of peanuts were found in sweets - the product is therefore now being recalled (symbol image).

© Markus Scholz / dpa

Most recently, a product for children and babies was

recalled

.

Edeka

*

baby food

should never be eaten.

There is an acute risk of injury.

(Karolin Schaefer)

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

List of rubric lists: © Markus Scholz / dpa

Source: merkur

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