Caution, contaminated with toxic substances: company Fuchs recalls Oregano

The company Fuchs Foodservice GmbH calls for a spice that is loaded with toxic plant substances. It can be returned to the place of purchase, the sale price will be refunded. All the info you learn here.

The product is affected "Fox Professional Oregano gerebelt" in a 250-gram bag with the lot number 9176CA. In samples a &quot was;high content of Pyrrolizidinalkaloiden" demonstrated, the company said on Friday. The product was sold, among other things, well, real.

Oregano could be harmful to health

The spice should not be consumed, because pyrrolizidine alkaloids are "secondary plant ingredients, to form some types of plants themselves, to protect themselves from natural predators." Toxic of the pyrrolizidine alkaloids themselves, but the degradation products of mainly in the liver degraded Compounds do not act.

The consumption could be harmful to health. Typical symptoms are addiction to pain in the upper abdomen, ascites, Nausea, and vomiting. More rarely, jaundice and fever. In high doses it can lead to fatal liver dysfunction, including hepatic vein occlusion.

"Fox Professional Oregano gerebelt" return

The product can be returned to the place of purchase. The purchase price will be refunded.

If you have questions can contact consumers on weekdays between 8 am and 18 PM on the Hotline under the phone number 05421-309-119 or by E-Mail [email protected] contact.

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