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Recall from Alid: This snack may contain mold poisons
Mold toxins in food represent a health hazard that should not be underestimated. Aldi Nord is currently affecting a popular snack: Two varieties of the article "GutBio student food, 250 g" have been recalled by the manufacturer "Dry Top NV" because of health hazards Mold poisoning was found.
Increased content of ochratoxin A
The company "Dry Top NV" is recalling two varieties of the "GutBio Studentenfutter, 250 g" article sold by Aldi Nord. The recall affects the type of student feed with the best before dates from August 12, 2019 to September 5, 2019 and the type of nut and fruit blend with the best before dates from August 12, 2019 to September 8, 2019. The reason for the recall: “An increased content of ochratoxin A was detected in a sample. Ochratoxins are mold poisons and can cause kidney disease, ”said a statement from Aldi Nord.
Affected goods should not be consumed
According to the information, the product concerned was only traded in the companies Nortorf, Radevormwald, Salzgitter, Seefeld (Werneuchen) and Werl.
The company would like to point out that the article mentioned can be returned in the branches against reimbursement of the purchase price.
"As a precaution, this product should no longer be consumed," says the message.
Carcinogenic and genotoxic
“Ochratoxin A is classified as carcinogenic and genotoxic. It is also a neurotoxin, has a harmful effect on the fruit and attacks the immune system. The main target organ is the kidney, ”explains the Bavarian State Office for Health and Food Safety on its website.
“The International Agency for the Research in Cancer (IARC) classified ochratoxin A as potentially carcinogenic to humans. For at least one animal species (mice and rats), it turned out to be the cause of the development of cancer, ”it continues.
"Ochratoxin A is classified as carcinogenic and genotoxic," explains the Bavarian State Office for Health and Food Safety (LGL) on its website.
“It is also a neurotoxin, has a harmful effect on the fruit and attacks the immune system. The main target organ is the kidney, ”it continues. (ad)