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Food safety: This baby food is recalled due to overdosed minerals

Food safety: This baby food is recalled due to overdosed minerals


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This special food for children carries health risks

The Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety and the manufacturer Nestlé Health Science are currently warning of baby food, which may contain overdosed minerals. According to Nestlé, this can have harmful effects on babies. It is the "Alfamino special food for children". Parents should not give their children the affected products for consumption.

The manufacturer "Nestlé Health Science" is recalling the baby food "Alfamino special food for children". The affected products have a best-before date of January 2020 and the batch code 80250346GA. "Consumers can recognize the faulty product after the preparation by a green-gray appearance", Nestlé writes in a consumer information on the company website.

Special food for children with allergies

As Nestlé reports, the product is a special dietary food for severe cases of cow's milk protein allergy, food allergy or food intolerance. Anyone who has already bought the "Alfamino special food for children" with the best-before date of January 2020 and the batch code 80250346GA can return it to any pharmacy and receive the purchase price. According to the manufacturer, only the batch mentioned above is affected by the recall. Other baby milk products are of the usual quality.

Warning: There are health risks for the baby

"A baby who consumes a product from one of these few doses can get sick," writes Nestlé. Symptoms such as nausea and vomiting as well as headaches can occur. In such cases, a doctor should be urgently consulted and the product consumed pointed out. (vb)
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