Recall: net-almond kernels contaminated with Salmonella
August Töpfer & Co. (GmbH & Co.) KG of Hamburg, Germany, has started to leave a callback for “Clarkys almonds whole natural” in the 200-gram pack. The product was sold at the food discounter, Netto, can be contaminated with Salmonella.
August Töpfer & Co. (GmbH & Co.) KG calls back to the article “almonds whole natural” brand Clarkys (200g) the date of minimum durability (best before date) 05.10.2020 and with the lot number L 41766. This information can be found on the back of the Packaging. The product was offered at Netto Marken-Discount in Parts of North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate.
Health problems possible
“It cannot be excluded that in individual packs of the affected article, “Clarkys almonds natural” Salmonella contaminated almonds are,” – said in a press release published by the Federal office for consumer protection and food safety (BVL) on its Portal “lebensmittelwarnung.de”.
The affected product has already been withdrawn from sale. Customers who have purchased the corresponding product may provide for a refund of the purchase price, even without presentation of the receipts in your shopping sites.
The almonds should not be eaten, because: “A consumption could lead to adverse health effects,” writes the company.
If necessary seek medical attention
“Salmonella are bacteria, their metabolic products can induce in humans an acute inflammation of the intestine, the Salmonella,” explains the Federal office for consumer protection and food safety (BVL) on its website.
As the Federal centre for health education (BZgA) on your Portal “infektionsschutz.de” writes are sudden diarrhea, headache and abdominal pain, General malaise, and occasional vomiting are common symptoms of the Salmonella disease. Often, a slight fever occurs. The complaints on hold in the process, often over several days and disappear of itself.
Infants, young children, seniors, and people with a weakened immune system are particularly at risk. In the case of these groups of people, it can lead to progressions of longer and more severe disease.
“People who have eaten this food and severe or persistent symptoms develop, should seek medical assistance and a possible Salmonella infection point. To go without symptoms, preventive medical treatment, is not reasonable,“ writes the August Töpfer & Co. (GmbH & Co.) KG. (ad)