It is the turn of the bouillon cubes to find themselves in the sights of the health authorities. Some of them are subject to a recall procedure as a precautionary principle and in agreement with the authorities, on stock cubes with packaging defects but without any risk of immediate toxicity.
Food alerts repeat. But food and non-food combined, there would be an average of 11 withdrawal procedures per day in France, and more than 5,000 products have been withdrawn from trade since the creation of the government site which lists alerts, RappelConso, in April 2021. Except that in recent days, with the media frenzy caused by Buitoni pizzas and contaminated Kinder chocolates, awareness is growing. And now, it is the cubed vegetable broths that are in the crosshairs.
Since last February, several batches of bouillon cubes marketed throughout the supermarkets have been the subject of a recall procedure for packaging defects. A new alert was issued at the end of March on similar food products with a use-by date until August and November 2022. Get your cupboards.
The latest product at the origin of this recall procedure is the package of eight salt-free and gluten-free vegetable broths from the Jardin Bio brand, marketed between April 12 and December 3, 2021 in all Auchan, Carrefour and Casino stores. , Vival, Atac, Spar, Casino, Cora, E.Leclerc, Franprix, Intermarché, Netto, Leader Price, Système U, G20, Coccimarket and Diagonal.
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The batches affected by the recall are batches 10082022 and 221110 with international item code (GTIN) 3760020505936. Batches which are no longer for sale today but it is quite possible that you have some since their use-by dates are August 10 and November 10, 2022.
Last February, other packets of bouillon cubes were recalled for the same reasons. These were salt-free vegetable broths with herbs and olive oil from the Knorr brand, marketed between June 10 and November 16 in all Carrefour, Cora, Aldi, Auchan, ITM stores, Casino, Francap, Monoprix, Leclerc and Système U. This was lot L11450D098 with international item codes (GTIN) 8710522940648 and 3011360031853.
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the dehydrated beef broths of the Auchan Pouce brand subject to a recall procedure have been sold in all Auchan stores in France and would present as international article code 3596710455461.