Colruyt Group recalls Boni Selection Bio Quinoa (500 g) due to high a content of aflatoxin B1

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — An internal verification revealed too high a content of aflatoxin B1 in de quinoa (500 g) of Boni Selection Bio.

Aflatoxins are mycotoxins that can be present in several products such as grain, coffee, rice, raisins and dried fruit. Aflatoxins can only cause health problems if used in large amounts for longer periods. People who have hepatitis are allergic to aflatoxins.

Did you buy this product? Return it to your Colruyt, OKay, Spar or Bio-Planet. The returned products will be completely reimbursed. Meanwhile all products have been removed from the shelves in all Colruyt Group stores.

Product description:

Boni Selection Bio Quinoa (500 g)
Sold at Colruyt, Colruyt Luxembourg, Collect&Go, OKay, Spar and Bio-Planet
– Best before: 18/10/2017
– Article number: 01779
– Batch number: 60418 M6

Frequently Asked Questions:

I bought this product. What do I do?
Do not use it. You can return it to your Colruyt, OKay, Spar or Bio-Planet. It will be completely reimbursed.

What if I have already eaten it?
There is no health risk at all. Aflatoxins can only cause health problems if used in large amounts for longer periods.

Are the products not checked before they are put on the shelves?
Indeed, Colruyt Group has a control programme to monitor the quality and food safety of all our private label products.

Where can I get more information?
You can call our customer service at 02 360 10 40.

For more information, customers can call 02 360 10 40.

Press officer
Patricia Verdoodt
Press officer Colruyt Group
Tel.: 0473 92 45 10

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Colruyt Group recalls Boni Selection Bio Quinoa (500 g) due to high a content of aflatoxin B1
Colruyt Group recalls Boni Selection Bio Quinoa (500 g) due to high a content of aflatoxin B1

 

Source: Colryt Group