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Recall initiated because of salmonella in Königsberger Klopsen


Kaufland calls Königsberger Klopse back because of the danger of salmonella
Based on the detection of salmonella in individual products and the associated health risk, Kaufland has recalled its “K-Classi Königsberger Klopse in caper sauce, frozen, 450 g”. Consumption is strongly discouraged.

In view of the detection of Salmonella "for reasons of preventive consumer protection", Kaufland has recalled the "K-Classi Königsberger Klopse in caper sauce, frozen, 450 g GTIN: 4300175137546" with the best-before date of July 2018. Consumers can return the product to any Kaufland store for a refund of the purchase price, "of course without presenting a receipt," said Kaufland.

Health risk from salmonella
According to the company, internal quality control of the Königsberger Klopse "detected in individual packs of Salmonella." These can cause diarrhea and vomiting and pose a considerable risk, especially for people with a weakened immune system. According to Kaufland, the affected goods were “taken preventively from the sale” and anyone who has already purchased the Königsberger Klopse can return it for a refund of the purchase price.

Sales took place in all Kaufland stores
The Königsberger Klopse were sold in Germany through all Kaufland stores. It is strongly advised not to consume the product with the stated best-before date and Kaufland has set up a free hotline for inquiries and consumer inquiries at 08001528352. (fp)

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Video: An Outbreak of Salmonella Infection USPHS, 1954 (October 2021).