Switzerland – Public warning: Salmonella in Werz brand tigernut flakes


Bern, 25.11.2022 – As part of an official investigation, salmonella was detected in tiger nut flakes from the Werz company. A health hazard cannot be ruled out. The Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office FSVO recommends not consuming the affected product. The Swiss importer Phag immediately removed the affected product from sale and started a recall.

Which product is affected?

Brand, product: Werz, tigernut flakes, naturally sweet, 250 g

Packaging: cardboard packaging, art. no. 969001868

Lot number: 007103

Best before date: 05.03.2023

Points of sale:

  • Biolade Bade AG, Baden
  • Luna Die Luzerner Natur-Drogerie GmbH, Lucerne
  • Naturlade Wald GmbH, Wald ZH
  • Buono Biofachhandel, Brugg
  • Vetsch health food store, Buchs SG
  • Verse Bio Chelli Biological products, Biel/Bienne
  • Rägawurm cooperative, Chur
  • Organic + health food store Eden, Wohlen
  • Reformhaus Seefeld, Zurich

What should affected consumers do?

The BLV recommends not consuming the affected product.

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