Status: 26.09.2023, 05:10 a.m.
By: Teresa Toth
Attention health hazard: There is a recall for several popular curd dishes. When consumed, it can cause injury to the mouth.
Kassel – Whether in muesli, as a dessert or dip: quark is used daily in many households. Now, however, caution is advised: After a major milk recall due to the risk of infection, consumer protection has warned against the consumption of several quark dishes. The affected products, which were sold at Rewe and Kaufland, for example, may contain foreign bodies. There is an acute health hazard.
Recall at Kaufland, Rewe and Co.: Metallic foreign bodies are in the quark
Several products from the manufacturer Ravensburg Milchwerke GmbH are affected by the Germany-wide recall. According to consumer protection, metallic foreign bodies were discovered in the quark dishes concerned.
Also affected by the recall are curd dishes of the Minus L brand, which many lactose intolerant consumers buy. © Ravensburg Milchwerke GmbH/Screenshot
The recall applies to a total of ten products. Among them are lactose-free curd products from the popular brand "Minus L". In addition, several varieties of Omira quark, a quark preparation from Rewe and three lactose-free products from Kaufland's own brand "Kfree" are also affected.
These quark products are affected by the recall
|Product||Best before date (BBD)|
|Minus L quark-curd cheese zub 250g, fat level 0.3%||02.10.2023|
|Minus L quark-curd cheese Zub 250g, fat level 40%||01.10.2023|
|OMIRA Lake Constance low-fat quark 250g and 500g, fat level 0.3%||02.10.2023|
|OMIRA Lake Constance curd cheese 250g, fat level 20%||02.10.2023|
|OMIRA Lake Constance curd cheese 250g, fat level 40%||02.10.2023|
|REWE FREE OF QUARK PREPARATION 250g, fat level 0.3%||09.10.2023|
|Kfree lactose-free curd preparation, lean level 200g, fat level 0.3%||28.09.2023|
|Kfree lactose-free curd preparation, lean level 200g, fat level 0.3%||05.10.2023|
|Kfree lactose-free cream quark 200g, fat level 40%||01.10.2023|
Products from the same manufacturer with a different best-before date are not affected. The quark dishes have been on sale in the corresponding supermarkets and discounters since mid-August. The sale was immediately stopped. Consumers who have purchased a curd affected by the recall can either dispose of it or return it. Even without a receipt, the purchase price will be refunded.
Some of the contaminated products are also sold at Rewe. © Ravensburg Milchwerke GmbH/Screenshot
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Quark recall at Rewe, Kaufland and Co.: If there are symptoms, consumers should definitely see a doctor
The consumer advice centre strongly advises against consumption. In the worst case, the foreign bodies could lead to injuries in the mouth and throat. If symptoms of such an injury occur, consumers should consult a doctor immediately.
Most recently, a manufacturer of baked goods also launched a major recall: Listeria could be found in the product, which was also sold at Edeka. An infection can be dangerous for some people. (tt)