Product recall: These tortilla chips shouldn’t be eaten, according to affected supermarkets

Government website since July 26th drink memory raises alarms about certain batches of tortilla chips. this concerns several supermarkets in all of France. All details in this article.

Traces of tropane alkaloids

This news is not good at all. Especially for lovers of it food. In fact, several batches of tortilla chips are being recalled. You should therefore be very careful before consuming it. Many will therefore have to prepare their aperitif or picnic without it.

Indeed, Conso Reminder started a campaign Withdrawal of certain batches of tortilla chips a few days ago. This campaign concerns several references. The reason is that these products would contain trace amounts of tropane alkaloids. those are poisonous substances found in some plants.

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Traders must remove these chips from their shelves

The tortilla chips were sold on the shelves several reputable brands. Therefore, Carrefour, Auchan, E.Leclerc, Cora and Casino have to withdraw these chips from sale. However, it is very likely that consumers have already purchased some of these products.

For this reason, Rappel Conso invites consumers to review the products they buy. Of course, as with any product recall, the products concerned Consumption is prohibited.

These corn chips are no exception. However, consumers can get a refund. This by returning the product to its retailer. Otherwise they can simply destroy the product.

Tortilla chips to banish them from your aperitifs

Here are the details of the recalled products:

1. Lot of 4 Casino Organic Tortilla Chips

  • On sale: between February 16, 2022 and July 25, 2022
  • Affected shops: Casino, Vival, Spar
  • GTIN: 3222476859822 (Lot: 32040), 3222476859822 (Lot: 32069), 3222476859822 (Lot: 32097) and 3222476859822 (Lot: 32126)

Recall Details:

2. Carrefour Organic Chili Tortilla Chips

  • On sale: between February 24, 2022 and July 22, 2022
  • Affected stores: Carrefour
  • GTIN: 5400101033337 (all lots)

Recall Details:

3. Natural corn chips and organic peppers from Alnatura

  • On sale: until July 26, 2022
  • Affected shops: Cora, Migros, Houra and Match
  • GTINs: 4104420054806, 4104420239340 and 4104420053847

Recall Details:

4. Organic Nature Tortilla Chips and Organic Chili Tortilla Chips from Bio Village

  • On sale: between February 1, 2022 and July 26, 2022
  • Affected shop: Leclerc
  • GTINs: 3596710465019 and 3596710465026

Recall Details:

5. Organic tortilla chips from Auchan

  • On sale: until July 26, 2022
  • Affected shop: Auchan
  • GTINs: 3596710465019 and 3596710465026

Recall Details:

6. Easy Organic Buttercup Tortillas

  • On sale: February 24, 2022 to July 22, 2022
  • Business concerned: Intermarché
  • GTIN: 3250392560256 (all lots)

Recall Details:

You can find everything you need to know about these products on the Rappel Conso website. The platform also points out that the recall procedure should last until the end of August.

The harmful effects of alkaloids

This is pointed out by the government website Rappel Conso these traces of tropane alkaloids would come from Datura. Datura is a herbaceous plant found in fields. However, the toxin to be feared is mainly in the seeds.

According to the Ministry of Agriculture even “very small amounts” enough to cause poisoning. According to the same source, the alkaloids found in Datura can cause Anticholinergic or atropine syndrome.

This is initially manifested by peripheral disorders such as dilated pupils and accommodation disorders. Then one could identify central disturbances, namely restlessness, confusion or hallucinations.

Poisoning can be moderate or severe

However, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, the poisoning can be moderate and last between 8 and 12 hours. On the other hand, she is strict and last 2 to 3 days. In this case, the dilatation of the pupil takes time to disappear.

These aren’t the only symptoms that we can observe. You may notice dry mouth, but other symptoms as well. Such as visual disturbances, spatiotemporal disorientation or incoherent speech.

Last remark, e.g any request for informationyou can contact customer service at the following numbers:

  • Carrefour: 0805900022
  • Casino: 0800133016

Kaddouri Ismail

I am Ismail from Morocco, I work as a blogger and online marketer. I am also the founder of the “Mofid” site, in which I constantly publish many important articles in the field of technology, taking advantage of more than 5 years of experience working in the field. I focus on publishing in a group of areas, the most important of which are programming, e-marketing, digital currencies and freelance work.

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