Fromages d’Europe is recalling various cheese products. It cannot be excluded that there are metal residues in the products marketed by Aldi. (Image: fascinadora / stock.adobe.com)
Recall of cheese due to foreign bodies
Fromages d’Europe has launched a recall for various cheese products. Reason for the measure: it cannot be excluded that there are metallic residues in the products. Consumption of the goods is not recommended.
According to a recent press release, Fromages d’Europe recalls the articles “French hard cheese Roi de Trèfle” and “French hard cheese Coq de France”. There could be foreign bodies in the cheese sold at Aldi.
According to the announcement published by the Federal Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL) on its portal “Lebensmittelwarnung.de”, the following articles are affected by the recall:
Distributed by Aldi Nord and Aldi Süd (FDE distributor):
French semi-hard cheese Roi de Trèfle Grand Légère 200g French semi-hard cheese Roi de Trèfle Grand Classique 200g French semi-hard cheese Roi de Trèfle Pumpkin seeds 200g French semi-hard cheese Roi de Trèfle Grand Caractère 200g French semi-hard cheese King of Trèfle Grand Méditerranée (formerly: coated with Provence herbs & chili) 180
Distributed by Aldi Nord (Fromagerie de Busseau distributor):
Le Coq de France French semi-hard cheese Gourmet 200g Le Coq de France French semi-hard cheese Character 200g Le Coq de France French semi-hard cheese with pumpkin seeds 200g Le Coq de France Semi-hard cheese – French Mediterranean hard 180g
According to the information, the expiry dates up to 12/16/20 inclusive are concerned. This information can be found on the back of the packaging.
Products may contain metallic abrasion
“It cannot be excluded that the products mentioned above contain metallic abrasion due to a technical defect of a packaging machine,” the company writes.
Due to the possible risk of injury, consumers should pay attention to the recall and not consume the products. Consuming foods containing foreign bodies can cause injury to the mouth and throat as well as the digestive tract.
Customers are encouraged to return the affected products to the respective store for a refund of the purchase price; a receipt is not required. (a d)
Author and source information
This text complies with the requirements of specialized medical literature, medical directives and ongoing studies and has been verified by healthcare professionals.
Federal Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety: Details of food warnings, (accessed October 14, 2020), food warning.delebensmittelwarnung.de: press release from the company Fromages d’Europe, (accessed October 14, 2020 ), food warning.de
This article is provided for informational purposes only and should not be used for self-diagnosis or self-treatment. It cannot replace a visit to the doctor.