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Not to eat! Organic chickpeas are recalled due to glass parts

The Alnatura Produktions – und Handels GmbH of Darmstadt, has launched a recall for dried chickpeas. According to the company, it cannot be excluded that in the product glass parts. The legumes should not be consumed.

The company Alnatura Produktions – und Handels GmbH back to calling the product “Alnatura chick peas, dried” e.g. in 500g pouches with the minimum shelf-life data, 14.01.2021 and 27.01.2021. The organic product could glass parts.

Goods will not be consumed as a precautionary measure

“Alnatura calls back, as a precaution, Alnatura chickpeas, dried, as it cannot be excluded that there is a foreign body made of glass are in individual packs of the product,” writes the company in a press release published by the Federal office for consumer protection and food safety (BVL) on its Portal “”.

The information that the goods have been taken already as a precaution from the sale.

“Customers, the chickpeas, a box of Alnatura with the above-mentioned minimum durability data at home, you should not eat, as a precaution, and can bring the product back. You will of course receive compensation“, – stated in the message.

Foreign bodies in the food production

Food, which could contain glass splinters or fragments of glass, should, in principle, are not consumed. Glass parts can serious injury in the mouth and throat or lead to inner injuries.

In food production it comes as a result of errors in the manufacturing processes, unfortunately, always the impurities or foreign bodies such as glass, aluminum or plastic residues. (ad)