Frischebox GmbH recalls the product “NATUR Lieblinge – pieces of coconut”. Salmonella has been detected in the product sold at Aldi. Consumption is not recommended. (Image: gui yong nian / stock.adobe.com)
Health risk: recall at Aldi
Frischebox GmbH from Rheinstetten (Baden-Württemberg) has launched a recall for the product “NATUR Lieblinge – Pieces of coconut” in 100 gram packaging. Reason for measurement: Salmonella was detected in the product sold at Aldi. A risk to health cannot be excluded.
Frischebox GmbH from Rheinstetten in Baden-Württemberg calls the product “NATUR Lieblinge – Pieces of coconut, 100g” (Lot: L: 3501 1177 and L: 3405 1175, best before: May 24, 2021, origin: MZ (Mozambique) – information on the back of the product) rear.
According to consumer information published by the Federal Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL) on its portal “food warning.de”, Salmonella was detected in the product as part of a self-inspection. .
According to the information, the product concerned was sold throughout Germany at all branches of Aldi Süd. The grocery discounter has already collected the merchandise. Customers can return the product to any Aldi Süd branch and have the purchase price refunded, even without showing the receipt. Frischebox GmbH points out that other products and products from other batches / expiration dates are not affected.
The risk to health cannot be excluded
“Salmonella can manifest itself in a few days with diarrhea, abdominal pain, vomiting and a slight fever. People with weakened immune systems, such as infants, toddlers or the elderly, are particularly at risk, ”the company writes. Since a health risk cannot be excluded, customers should be careful with the recall and not consume the affected product.
Experts say people who have eaten the affected foods and develop severe or persistent symptoms should see a doctor and advise them of a possible Salmonella infection. However, it doesn’t make sense to seek preventative medical treatment without symptoms. (Ad)
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: consumer information of Frischebox GmbH, (accessed October 14, 2020), food warning. of
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.