Monday, 4 Jul 2022

Important recall at Lidl: a health hazard due to plastic particles in the cheese product

Risk of injury due to plastic shards in the grated cheese from Lidl

For unpleasant Surprises currently in Lidl, as his cheese product. The Federal office for consumer protection and food safety, as well as Lidl Germany warn of plastic foreign bodies which have come in the grated cheese.

The product is affected “Milbona Gouda cheese, young, grated, at least 7 weeks matured” in the 250 gram package with the date of minimum durability 21. April 2019, the identification mark NL Z 0507 i to the EC and the lot numbers 834799538051020190121 and 834799538051021190121.

Do not consume

As the manufacturer informs, can not be excluded that the affected product is a plastic foreign body. “Due to the possible risk of injury when consuming customers should be aware of the recall and the product do not consume,” warns Lidl in a customer information on the website of the discounter.

Have you bought the grated cheese already?

According to Lidl, the affected product can be returned in any store without presenting a receipt. The purchase price will be refunded. The grated cheese of Delica thousand was distributed in the Federal States of North Rhine-Westphalia, lower Saxony and Rhineland-Palatinate. As Lidl is reported that removes the product from the shelves. Other products of the manufacturer are not affected.

What are some dangers of plastic parts in the food?

Plastic shards in food can cut the Chew – and-stick injuries in the oral cavity cause. If the plastic particles are swallowed, they can obstruct breathing, and difficulty in breathing or shortness of breath. In the worst case, threatens suffocation (see: First aid for dangerous foreign objects in the body). The Further debt may be inflammation of the body depending on the shape and size and/or stomach discomfort trigger. Also internal bleeding can not be excluded, if the swallowed small parts, pointed or sharp-edged. (vb)

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