Austria – Alesto Pistachios Roasted, 70g and Alesto Pistachios Roasted & Salted, 70g – Ochratoxin A

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AGES informs about a recall of the company Lidl Austria GmbH. The company recalled the products Alesto Pistachios Roasted, 70g and Alesto Pistachios Roasted & Salted, 70g on November 11th, 2022:
 © Lidl Austria GmbH
recall reason
Elevated ochratoxin A levels
Marketed by
Lidl Austria GmbH
Manufacturer
Carl Wilhelm Clasen GmbH
Expiry Date
03/25/2023
Batch number
30031/220622001, 30030/22062300

The manufacturer Carl Wilhelm Clasen GmbH is currently calling the products “Alesto Pistachios roasted, 70g” with the best before date March 25th, 2023 and lot number 30031/220622001 as well as “Alesto Pistachios roasted & salted, 70g” with the best before date March 23rd, 2023 and lot number 30030 /220623001 public back .
Only the federal states of Upper Austria, Salzburg, Tyrol and Vorarlberg are affected.

Elevated levels of ochratoxin A were detected in the products. Ochratoxin A is a mold toxin (mycotoxin) that can damage the kidneys if ingested over a long period of time. Customers should therefore pay attention to the recall and not consume the products under any circumstances.

For reasons of consistent consumer protection, Lidl Austria reacted immediately and removed the affected products from sale. The products can be returned in all Lidl branches. The purchase price will of course be refunded, even without presenting the receipt. Other products sold by Lidl Austria from the manufacturer Carl Wilhelm Clasen GmbH are not affected by the recall. The manufacturer Carl Wilhelm Clasen GmbH apologizes to all those affected for the inconvenience caused. This warning does not state that the hazard was caused by Lidl Austria.

If you have any questions, the Lidl Austria customer service is available on the toll-free number 0800/500 810 from Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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