There’s nothing better than cooling off on the beach with an ice cream. This delicacy is our best friend when it’s hot. If you like ice cream, pay attention to this consumption advice. The Spanish Agency for Health Security sounded the alarm on these batches of ice cream sold in Spain. Find out which ones.
Don’t eat them!
Advice for those who are on holiday in Spain or who have bought ice cream in this country. Certain batches of ice cream sold at Aldi, Mercadona and Lidl have been withdrawn from sale. Indeed, consumers have reported this presence of foreign objects in these ice creams.
The type of foreign bodies was not mentioned in the consumption warning. It is still important to identify the danger that the consumer can take. foreign bodies in food can cause injury in the consumer’s mouth.
If a piece of plastic, glass, or metal enters the digestive system, it can cause more serious injury. From Catalonia, the Spanish health authority warns all of Spain against consuming this ice cream. People who have them at home should return them to the points of sale.
Which ice creams should be avoided?
However, the consumption warning does not apply to France only Spain. The three supermarket chains have removed the following ice creams:
- Spiral 7X75 N/V/FR Haccendé
- Chupy fresh FRE/LIM MPK 7 Aldi
- Chupy Cola/Vanilla/Fresa MPK7 Aldi
- Gelatelli 7X75 Eclipse EST Lidl
The lots of affected products can be found on the official website of the Spanish health authority AESAN or on the Twitter account @AESAN_gob_es.
⚠️ Alerta por presence de cuerpos extraños en helados.
🚫 Not a consumer
📌 Consult the affected products on the website https://t.co/S6WNEIp0MY pic.twitter.com/x6pLYagyM2
— AESAN (@AESAN_gob_es) August 9, 2022
Similar cases have been reported in France and Belgium
In addition, Häagen-Dazs ice cream is the subject of a product recall in Belgium and France. The Belgian Federal Food Safety Authority (AFSCA) has launched a recall campaign for some batches of ice cream. These are mini cup and 1/3 cup ice cream, 3/3 sticks and mini stick ice cream, and Häagen-Dazs multipack 2⁄3 ice cream.
The product recall concerns all types of ice cream with the following GTINs:
- GTIN 3415581101010
- GTIN 3415581311716
- GTIN 3415580503518
- GTIN 3415581586718
The expiration date of these ice cream batches is between July 6, 2022 and May 21, 2023. Customers of Carrefour, Cora, Auchan, Franprix, Casino, Intermarché and other stores should pay attention.
In fact, Häagen-Dazs ice cream product recalls are becoming more and more common. Other batches of Häagen-Dazs ice cream that carry the health sign 62.817.030 is also affected by a product recall. The best before date for these ranges from March 16, 2023 to April 29, 2023.
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Among the prices we can mention:
- The chocolate and vanilla duo, barcode no. 3415587385711, format 24 x 95 ml
- The Macadamie Nut Brittle sundae, barcode no. 3415581319712, format 24 x 95 ml M1
- Vanilla Caramel Brownie, barcode # 3415581187717, 460ml size by Häagen-Dazs
- Häagen-Dazs Vanilla Pecan Ice Cream, barcode no. 3415581115017, size 460ml
- Häagen-Dazs Cookies and Cream ice cream, barcode no. 3415581534719, 24 x 95 ml format
The complete list of recalled Häagen-Dazs ice cream series can be found on the Rappel Conso website.
Why is Häagen-Dazs ice cream being recalled?
Product recalls for Häagen-Dazs ice cream are quite common. On August 8th, almost 18 of these Häagen-Dazs products were withdrawn from sale in France. In Spain, stores have withdrawn 20 Häagen-Dazs ice creams.
The American company George Mills had sounded the alarm about one of the components of these ice creams. 2-Chloroethanol is found in the vanilla ingredient. It goes without saying that you should not consume them as this element is actually carcinogenic. That amount of ice contain ethylene oxide. It is a dangerous pesticide for humans as it can cause cancer.
Avoid Exposure to this hazardous component, it is better not to eat ice cream and destroy it. The customer can go to the store to bring them back and get a refund.
The recall procedure published on August 5th, 2022 ends on September 29th. If you have any questions about the recall, you can contact consumer service at 08 00 33 32 31.