Flour contaminated with salmonella has been recalled.

Flour contaminated with salmonella has been recalled.

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Salmonella was found in flour and a recall was initiated.

The Swiss company Pure Natural Food SA has launched a recall campaign for their tiger nut flour “Back to roots”. Salmonella was found in the product, the company said. These bacteria have the potential to cause health problems. It is not recommended to consume the flour.

According to the website of the Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office (FSVO), the company Pure Natural Food SA has issued a recall for the tiger nut flour “Back to roots” because it is infected with salmonella and therefore poses a health risk.

A health hazard cannot be ruled out.

Salmonella was found in the tiger nut flour “Back to roots” during controls.

A recall was initiated by the company Pure Natural Food SA. The tiger nut flour “Back to roots”, container 360 grams, with the best before date (best before date): 08/30/2021, is one of the affected products. Hima la Vie, Romanel-sur-Lausanne, and numerous pharmacies sold the product.

The Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office (FSVO) advises consumers not to consume and dispose of the flour, as a health risk cannot be ruled out.

Fever and gastrointestinal problems

Salmonella are bacteria (zoonotic pathogens) that cause diseases in humans and animals, according to the FSVO.

Humans may develop fever and digestive symptoms such as vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal discomfort six to 72 hours after ingestion.

According to the Federal Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL), these symptoms can last for several days.

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Although the symptoms usually go away on their own within a few days, people who have taken this product are advised to see a doctor if they experience any of the above symptoms. (Advertising)

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