Colruyt: Wonderful Brands BVBA recalls Pistachios nuts 250 g with pepper and salt due to high content of aflatoxin B1

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Problem: too high a content of aflatoxin B1. During an inspection by the FASFC, they found too high a content of aflatoxin B1 in roasted pistachio nuts pepper & salt 250 g from California, produced in Germany.

Aflatoxins are mycotoxins that can be present in several products such as grain, coffee, rice, raisins and dried fruit. Only the consumption of a large amount of polluted products can lead to health problems. People who have hepatitis are allergic to aflatoxins.

In consultation with the FASFC, Wonderful Brands BVBA decided to remove these pistachio nuts from the stores and to recall products already sold to consumers.

Description of the product:

– Roasted pistachio nuts pepper & salt 250 g
– Best before: 31/03/2017
– Batch code: B6055
– For sale as from 05/02/16
– Sold in bags of 250 g
– The recall only concerns this packaging – Wonderful Pistachios pepper & salt 250 g and only this date.

Information for consumers :

Stores concerned by this recall:
– Carrefour stores
– Colruyt stores
– Makro stores
– Mestdagh stores

If you purchased this product, please return it to the store where you bought it. You will be reimbursed.

For more information, you can contact Wonderful Brands info-europe@wonderfulpistachios.com or call +32 (0) 2 719 04 30

Wonderful Brands Bvba
Franklin Rooseveltlaan 348
9000 Ghent Belgium

Contact:
Hanne Poppe
press@colruytgroup.com
+32 (0)2 363 55 45
+32 (0)473 92 45 10

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Colruyt: Wonderful Brands BVBA recalls Pistachios nuts 250 g with pepper and salt due to high content of aflatoxin B1
Colruyt: Wonderful Brands BVBA recalls Pistachios nuts 250 g with pepper and salt due to high content of aflatoxin B1

 

Source: Colruyt

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