Recall “enerBio Soy Flakes” from Rossmann: Could contain plant poison

The Rossmann drugstore recalls certain breakfast cereals. They can be contaminated with a vegetable poison and should therefore not be consumed.

Recall from Rossmann: The drugstore chain is calling “enerBio Soja Flakes” back. Tropan alkaloids may be present in the product. This emerges from a customer message. All packs of the article with the product number EAN 4305615663890 and one of the following best-before dates are affected:

  • 06/12/2020
  • 07/30/2020
  • 07/10/2020

The best before date is noted on the back of the article.

Soy flakes: This Rossmann product is currently being recalled. (Source: Rossmann / enerBio)Soy flakes: This Rossmann product is currently being recalled. (Source: Rossmann / enerBio)

Plant poison in soy flakes by Rossmann

As part of a self-assessment, tropane alkaloids were detected in the product. They are natural ingredients of certain poisonous plants. For example, they are found in henbane, thorn apple and deadly cherry. Contamination with these weeds can occur during harvest. A subsequent cleaning of the harvest is not always possible.

The consumption of products contaminated with tropane alkaloids can lead to temporary health problems such as visual disturbances, dilated pupils, drowsiness, dry mouth or fatigue.

According to the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), there is a health risk in particular for infants and young children due to tropane alkaloids.

EnerBio products should not be consumed

Rossmann asks not to eat the soy flakes. They can be returned to one of the branches. The purchase price would then be reimbursed.

For more information, you can contact the drugstore’s customer service on 0800/76776266 (Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.).

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