The company Hans Riegelein
The recall is therefore being carried out for reasons of preventive consumer protection. The aforementioned Santa made of 200 grams of chocolate was sold in branches of Netto Marken-Discount in parts of Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Bremen, Hesse, Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia. Customers would get the money back in their shops even without presenting the receipt.
Salmonella disease manifests itself within a few days after infection with diarrhoea, abdominal pain and occasionally vomiting and a slight fever. Anyone who has eaten St. Nicholas and develops severe or persistent symptoms should seek medical help and point out a possible salmonella infection, it said.