Recall at Aldi Nord: Asparagus in glasses could contain glass splinters
The Aldi Nord supplier “MERKUR Aussenhandel” has started a recall for the article “King’s Crown Asparagus Sections, 314 ml glass”. There could be glass splinters in the glasses. This is not the first time this problem has occurred.
Recall for King’s Crown asparagus sections in glass
The Aldi Nord supplier “MERKUR Aussenhandel” recalls the article “King’s Crown Asparagus Sections, 314 ml glass” with the best before date 30.06.2021 and the batch L0161320180528 3700/01090 printed on the edge of the lid, reports the discounter on its website.
Broken glass found
Reason for the recall: “A piece of broken glass was found in a piece of glass of asparagus,” the company writes.
And: “It cannot be ruled out with certainty that glass fragments could also be found in other glass types.
At the beginning of the year, the Aldi Nord supplier had to carry out a recall campaign for asparagus from the glass because of glass splinters.
Consumption is discouraged
According to the information submitted, the product currently concerned was sold in the Aldi companies Beucha, Beverstedt, Greiz, Jarmen, Bad Laasphe, Hann. Münden and Lingen.
The article is said to have been withdrawn from sale in the meantime.
Consumers can return already purchased glasses to the stores against reimbursement of the purchase price.
Consumption of the product concerned is not recommended.
Glass splinters can lead to serious injuries
Foodstuffs which may contain glass splinters or broken glass should in principle no longer be consumed.
These can lead to serious injuries in the mouth and throat as well as to internal injuries.
In food production, errors in manufacturing processes can lead to repeated contamination or foreign bodies such as glass, aluminium or plastic residues.