Category Archives: Ochratoxin

RASFF Alert – Mycotoxin – Ochratoxin A – Bakery Products – Dried Figs

RASFF

Presence of ochratoxin A above legal limit in bakery products from Spain in Italy

RASFF

Ochratoxin A in dried figs from Turkey in Italy

RASFF Alerts – Mycotoxin – Ochratoxin A – Dried Figs – Wheat Flour – Pistachios

RASFF

Ochratoxin A in dried figs from Turkey in Italy

RASFF

Ochratoxin A in dried figs from Turkey in Italy

RASFF

Ochratoxin A in organic wheat flour from France in Luxembourg

RASFF

Exceeding the maximum level of aflatoxin B1 and the sum of aflatoxins B1+B2+G1+G2 and the high level of ochratoxin A in pistachios from Iran via Spain in Poland

France – Wheat flour T80 – Mycotoxin – Ochratoxin A

Gov france

Identification information of the recalled product

  • Product categoryFeed
  • Product subcategoryCereals and baked goods
  • Product brand nameTRANSITION
  • Model names or referencesWheat flour T80 1kg Transition – in organic conversion
  • Identification of products
    GTIN Batch Date
    3770014111470 191121 Date of minimum durability 19/11/2022
  • Marketing start/end dateFrom 02/12/2021 to 11/03/2022
  • Storage temperatureProduct to be stored at room temperature
  • Geographic area of ​​saleWhole France
  • DistributorsAuchan, Match, Franprix, Carrefour, Cora, Intermarché, Leclerc, super U

Practical information regarding the recall

  • Reason for recallOchratoxin A level above the authorized regulatory limit

RASFF Alert – Mycotoxin – Ochratoxin A – Pistachios – Dried Figs

RASFF

Ochratoxin A (OTA) in pistachio from Germany in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Moldova, Netherlands, Romania

RASFF

Ochratoxin A in dried figs from Turkey in Italy

RASFF

Ochratoxin A in dried figs from Turkey in Italy

Germany- Roasted pistachio nuts with/without salt and pistachio berry mix – Ochratoxin A

LMW

Alert type: Food
Date of first publication: 14.11.2022
Product name:

Roasted pistachio nuts with/without salt and pistachio berry mix

Product images:

Farmer naturals Pistachio Nuts - Beerenmix.png
Farmer naturals Pistachio Nuts - Roasted .png
Trader Joe's Pistachio Nuts Roasted and Salted.png
Trader Joe's Roasted Pistachio Nuts.jpg
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Manufacturer (distributor):

PL Food GmbH Kesselflickerstr. 10 21493 Lanken/Elmenhorst

Reason for warning:

Pistachio kernels with an increased ochratoxin A content (OTA, mold toxin) were used in the batches of the products mentioned here. OTA has a kidney-damaging and carcinogenic effect with greatly increased long-term intake.

Packaging Unit: 100 g
Lot identification:

See customer information.

Click to access Kundeninformation.pdf

Luxembourg – ALESTO BRAND ROASTED PISTACHIOS – Ochratoxin A

SAP

Carl Wilhelm Clasen GmbH is recalling the following products:

Last name Roasted pistachios
Mark Alesto
Unity 70g
Date of minimum durability (MDD) 03/25/2023
Sale period from 05/07/2022 to 10/11/2022
Last name Roasted & salted pistachios
Mark Alesto
Unity 70g
Date of minimum durability (MDD) 03/23/2023
Sale period from 05/07/2022 to 10/11/2022

Danger  : Potential presence of ochratoxin A

Ochratoxin A is a mycotoxin produced by molds which can be present in different products such as cereals, coffee, rice, spices and raisins. With repeated consumption, ochratoxin A can be carcinogenic and can have toxic effects at the renal level.

Sale in Luxembourg by: Lidl

Source of information: Lidl recall notification

Netherlands – Safety warning Lidl Netherlands Pistachios roasted & salted and Pistachios roasted from Alesto – Ochratoxin A

NVWA

Safety warning Lidl Netherlands Pistachios roasted & salted and Pistachios roasted from Alesto

Lidl Netherlands warns against roasted & salted pistachios and roasted pistachios from the brand ‘Alesto’. An increased amount of Ochratoxin A (a fungal toxin) was found in the products. Ochratoxin A can lead to kidney disease if taken for a long time. Do not eat the products!

See Lidl’s website

Which products are involved?

  • Alesto Pistachios roasted, 70g
  • Best before: 25.03.2023
  • LOT: 30031/220622001
  • Alesto Pistachios roasted & salted, 70 g
  • Best before: 23.03.2023
  • LOT: 30030/220623001

If you have any questions, please contact Lidl Netherlands via email:  contact@lidl.nl  or telephone number 020 – 70 95 039.

Sincerely

The Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority

Belgium – Roasted pistachios – Roasted and salted pistachios from the Alesto brand – Ochratoxin A.

AFSCA

Recall of Carl Wilhelm Clasen GmbH
Product: Pistachios – “Pistazienkerne geroostet” (Roasted pistachios) and “Pistazienkerne geroostet & gesalzen” (Roasted and salted pistachios) from the Alesto brand.
Problem: too high content of Ochratoxin A.


In agreement with the FASFC, Carl Wilhelm Clasen GmbH withdraws Pistachios – “Pistazienkerne geroostet” (Roasted pistachios) (70g) and “Pistazienkerne geroostet & gesalzen” (Roasted and salted pistachios) (70g) from the sale and recalls them from consumers because of an excessively high Ochratoxin A content.

Lidl Belgium asks its customers not to consume these products and to return them to the point of sale where they were purchased. You will be reimbursed even without presenting the receipt.

Product description: Product

name Pistazienkerne geroostet
(Roasted pistachios) Pistazienkerne geroostet & gesalzen
(Roasted and salted pistachios)
Brand Alesto Alesto Use-by
dates (BDD) 25/03/2023 23/03/2023
Weight 70g 70g
Sales period From 5/07/2022 to 10/11/2022 inclusive From 5/07/2022 to 10/11/2022 inclusive
Type of packaging Plastic bag Plastic bag

Germany – K-Classic Pistachio Nuts Roasted & Unsalted 100g – Ochratoxin A

LMW

Alert type: Food
Date of first publication: 11/12/2022
Product name:

K-Classic Pistachio Nuts Roasted & Unsalted 100g

Manufacturer (distributor):

Carl Wilhelm Clasen GmbH Hans-Koch-Ring GmbH 21493 Schwarzenbek Sales by Kaufland

Reason for warning:

During routine tests, increased levels of the mold toxin ochratoxin A were found.

Packaging Unit: 100 g
Durability: 04/22/2023
Lot identification: 21029/220726001

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

AGES

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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