Due to possible health consequences for consumers, the food discounter Lidl is currently recalling a product. (Symbolic photo) © Olivia Ranta/dpa
The food discounter Lidl has recalled two specific batches of dried herbs. Those affected can hand in the purchased products in any store.
Kassel/Neckarsulm – Because of possible foreign bodies in food, contamination with salmonella or simply problems with the packaging: Supermarket products, especially food, are recalled again and again. This time, it's the turn of the discounter chain Lidl with a recall, reports the Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety on its specially set up portal Lebensmittelwarnung.de.
Current food recall at Lidl: Basil may contain salmonella
Specifically, it's about a product from the Lidl herb shelves: grated basil from the Kania brand. The affected 15g herbal cans have the best-before date of 31 August 2025 and are marked with the numbers 082025C30B and 082025A31B. The products of this batch were sold in Lidl stores in North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland.
Salmonella in basil: Lidl spice is urgently recalled
According to information from the Lower Saxony food distribution company TSI Consumer Goods, the reason for the recall is that a possible contamination of the product with salmonella was found during an internal inspection.
The product warning states that salmonella could be "a trigger for gastrointestinal diseases (salmonellosis)". This could lead to serious courses of the disease "in certain groups of people". These include infants, toddlers, pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems.
Return of recall products at Lidl: No receipt necessary
Customers who have purchased a product of the affected batches are urged to pay attention to the recall. Affected products can be handed in at all Lidl stores. The purchase price will also be refunded without presentation of the receipt.
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Most recently, Lidl recalled a microwave popcorn at the end of April that contained pesticides not approved in the EU. (saka)