Spain – Alert for Salmonella spp in sweet paprika from Spain


Packaged paprika

The Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition (AESAN) has been informed by the competent authorities of Aragon, through the Coordinated System of Rapid Information Exchange (SCIRI), of the presence of Salmonella spp in red pepper of the Vera dulce, after obtaining the results of an analysis of the product in which the presence of Salmonella spp.

The affected product is:

  • Product name: Pimentón de la Vera dulce
  • Brand: HACENDADO
  • Lot: L150719 272020
  • Bar code: 8480000341020
  • Preferred consumption: October 2021
  • Presentation: Small metal containers with plastic lid with a net weight of 75g

The company Mercadona has proceeded to remove the affected product and has informed its consumers requesting the return of the product.

This information has been transferred by AESAN to all the Autonomous Communities through the SCIRI, in order to verify the withdrawal of the affected products from the marketing channels.

With the information available, no case associated with this alert has been confirmed in Spain.

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