Massive recall in France: These ice creams must not be eaten, they are dangerous!

On July 29, 2022, Rappel Conso issued a recall of several servings of Häagen-Dazs ice cream. The FASFC did the same on Thursday August 4, but this time for ice cream sold in Belgium. The agency urges consumers to be vigilant. The fact is that the recalled products can cause serious health problems if eaten.

Regarding the recalled ice cream

The FASFC announced Thursday, August 4, 2022 that several models of Häagen-Dazs ice cream are subjecta recall procedure. The reason ? All batches contain 2-chloroethanol. It is an extremely dangerous chemical contaminant.

The recall affects ten products:

  • Belgian Chocolate (8 x 460ml)
  • Biscuits&Cream (8 x 460ml)
  • Duo Belgian Chocolate & Vanilla (8 x 420 ml)
  • Duo Vanilla Hazelnut & Car (8 x 420ml)
  • Duo vanilla brown & rasp (8 x 420ml)
  • Macadamia Nut Brittle Prem (8 x 460ml)
  • Macadamia Nut Brittel (24 x 95ml)
  • Macadamia nut brittle (12 x 4 x 80ml)
  • Pralines&Cream (8 x 460ml)
  • Vanilla Pecan Prem (8 x 460ml)

Several large supermarkets have marketed these products in Belgium and Luxembourg. These include: Resuma, Colruyt, Delfood, Carrefour, Delitraiteur, Delhaize, Match, Makro and Cora. Note that the marketing dates of these products are between May 17th and August 3rd.

A carcinogenic pesticide

For information it is conduct an assessment that the manufacturer General Mills discovered the toxicity of ice cream. According to the latter, the fault lies with a vanilla supplier.

Since there is also ethylene oxide a carcinogenic pesticide, the affected products should not be consumed. If you have one in your possession, you have two options. Throw them in the trash or bring them back to the store for a refund. If in doubt, you can too Contact consumer service.

“We are asking consumers who have purchased these products not to consume them and to contact General Mills for a refund,” the federal food chain safety agency said.

Several batches of ice cream affected by a recall in France

In France, several servings of ice cream of the Häagen-Dazs brand had to leave the stands. A withdrawal made official by the government side Rappel Conso on Friday 29 July 2022. The ice in question contain 2-chloroethanol.

The recall affects these products:

  • Multipack ice cream: Caramel Attraction, Duo Vanilla Collection, Favorite Selection and Chocolate Collection. These products were sold between March 8th and July 29th, 2022 at several major distributors. These distributors include Casino, Franprix, Cora, Lidl and Intermarché.
  • Ice cream, mini cups and cups: Vanilla Crunch Cookie, Vanilla Pecan, etc. They were available almost everywhere in France between March 16th and July 29th, 2022. Their expiry date is between March 16 and April 29, 2023. The stores that have marketed the products are: Carrefour, Casino, Auchan, Picard, Monoprix, Match, etc .
  • Sticks and Mini Sticks: Macadamia Nut Brittle/Salted Caramel Mix Sticks, Vanilla Caramel Almond etc. These models were on the shelves between March 16th and July 29th, 2022. Among the stores they marketed were Cora, Franprix, Casino, Auchan, Système, Intermarché and Monoprix.

As stated by Rappel Conso, these are products are not consumable. So if you’ve bought any, you’ll either have to throw them away or bring them back to the store for a refund. Note that this toll-free number (0 800 333 231) can be reached by anyone wanting more information. The call is free, regardless of whether you are calling from a landline or mobile phone.

Additionally, individuals who have consumed the products and have health concerns must be vigilant. they should consult your doctor by informing him of the consumption.

The Conso Reminder website

Launched in April 2021, the Rappel Conso website aims to educate consumers about the new recall procedures. Its creation goes back to an initiative of the Directorate-General for Competition, Consumer Protection and Fraud Prevention (DGCCRF) and lists almost all product categories.

You can go there if you want to find out about the latest product recalls.

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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