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Nationwide supermarkets affected: Egg recall campaign due to Salmonella bacteria


Salmonella found: recall of eggs from five supermarket chains

Inter-Ovo GmbH recalls free-range eggs. Salmonella was detected in an official food sample. The consumption of free-range eggs, which were sold in branches of five large supermarket chains, is not recommended. Salmonella can cause diarrhea and other health problems.

Salmonella detected

Inter-Ovo GmbH from Baden-Württemberg has started a recall for free-range eggs. "Salmonella has been demonstrated in an official food sample, which is why it is not advisable to eat or process and process the affected eggs," says a message published on the portal "Lebensmittelwarnung.de" by the federal states and the Federal Office of Consumer Protection has been published. The free-range eggs were sold at the supermarket chains Norma, Rewe, Netto, Penny and Edeka.

Recall for free range eggs

According to Inter-Ovo GmbH, only eggs with the print number 1-DE-0353974 (information is stamped on the egg) and various best-before dates from 29.04.2018 up to and including 20.05.2018 (information is on a sticker on the packaging) ) affected.

Specifically, these are the following articles:

"Gutsglück Eier 10 fresh eggs from free range" (offered by Norma Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Rhineland-Palatinate and North Rhine-Westphalia) with the best before dates 29.04.2018 and 20.05.2018.

"Rewe Best Choice 6 Eggs from Free Range XL" (offered by Rewe in Hesse, Lower Saxony and North Rhine-Westphalia) with the best before dates 09.05.2018, 10.05.2018 and 17.05.2018.

"10 fresh eggs from free range from the country" (offered by Netto Marken-Discount in parts of Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria) with the best before dates 02.05.2018, 06.05.2018, 10.05.2018, 12.05.2018 and 20.05.2018.

"Columbus 10 free range eggs" (offered by Penny Baden-Württemberg, Hesse, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland and Bavaria) with the best-before date 09.05.2018.

"Gut & Günstig 10 free-range eggs" (offered by Edeka in parts of Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Hesse, Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland) with the best before dates 02.05.2018, 10.05.2018 and 13.05.2018.

"Customers who have bought the corresponding product can, of course, return it to their shops without a presentation of the sales receipt, upon reimbursement of the purchase price," says the company.

Bacteria can cause gastrointestinal disorders

Salmonella can cause severe gastrointestinal disorders (salmonellosis).

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 disappear on their own after a few hours or days.

However, fluid loss 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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