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Salmonella: Mina Spices starts current recall for ground pepper


Mina Spices recalls pepper because of the danger of salmonella

The company Mina Gewuerze has started a recall of "Mina Gewuerze Pfeffer ground, 500g" and "Mina Gewuerze Pfeffer black, 80g". Salmonella has been detected in the product. These bacteria can cause diarrhea and other health problems.

Note: 11.01.2018: According to the manufacturer, the recall is now complete.

Salmonella detected in pepper

The company Mina Spices is currently calling the product "Mina Spices Ground Pepper, 500g" (Gastrobox) and "Mina Spices Pepper Black, 80g" (Glass) with the best before date 31.12.2020 of lot number / batch 754, manufactured by Manufcturas Salomon, S.L. from Spain, back. According to customer information, Salmonella was found in the goods. Such bacteria can lead to health problems.

Goods can be returned without presentation of the receipt

As stated in the communication, the product concerned "was sold in individual Turkish grocery stores exclusively in the federal states of Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg".

According to the manufacturer, the manufacturer reacted immediately and removed the affected product from sale.

According to the company, it can be returned to all affected branches. The purchase price will be reimbursed, even without presentation of the receipt.

Bacteria cause gastrointestinal infections

"Salmonella can trigger severe gastrointestinal diseases (salmonellosis)" the company writes. "Because of this health risk, customers should pay attention to the recall and not consume the affected product."

The disease occurs a few hours to days after the infection and manifests itself primarily through sudden onset diarrhea, abdominal pain, malaise, feeling cold and headache.

In some cases, vomiting and mild fever are added.

The symptoms usually go away on their own after a few hours or days.

Losing fluid due to diarrhea and vomiting can be dangerous for infants, young children, the elderly and people with a weakened immune system. (ad)

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