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Product recall September aktuell: Erstickungsgefahr! Aldi reminds Köttbullar meatballs

Product recall September aktuell: Erstickungsgefahr! Aldi reminds Köttbullar meatballs

Swedish Köttbullar meatballs are currently being recalled by discounter Aldi (symbol photo).
Image: Julian Stratenschulte / picture alliance / dpa

Hearty meatballs, known in Sweden as Köttbullar, are also very popular here in Germany. But the Köttbullar meatballs, the discount store Aldi Norths that are now on sale, must now be recalled, as the company announced in a public announcement.

Product recall recall: Köttbullar was recalled at Aldi Nord due to plastic splinters

The product "Scandinavian Köttbullar" is found in the pack of 1000 grams of the frozen food department. From the Aldirecall Included are Köttbullar articles with the best-before date of 28.02.2019. Meatballs with a different expiry date may not be affected by the return of the product.

The meat product was produced by Tillman & # 39; s Convenience GmbH in Rheda-Wiedenbrück (North Rhine-Westphalia). The reason for the current recall of the product are blue plastic splinters, which were found "isolated (…) in the article." According to the Aldi message, the meatballs with theplastic particles sold at Aldi in Datteln (North Rhine-Westphalia), Lingen (Lower Saxony), Rinteln (Lower Saxony) and Weimar (Thuringia).

Do not eat! Meatballs with plastic particles can cause choking

In the recall of products initiated by Aldi Nord, customers are informed that the frozen meatballs were "eliminated" as a precautionary measure. Anyone who had yet to purchase the Köttbullar from Aldi is requested not to consume the product and to return the articles with an expiry date of 28.02.2019 to an Aldi Nord store; the purchase price will be refunded. The consumption of meatballs, which may be contaminated with plastic splinters, threaten the Köttbullar manufacturer, in accordance with the risk of cutting or stinging or shortness of breath when swallowed, even asphyxiation.

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