Peanuts from REMA 1000 is revoked after the finding of carcinogenic toxins

If you have bought peanuts in REMA 1000 for recently, it can be a really good idea to check the bag before you open it and puts teeth in the popular snack. th

Peanuts from REMA 1000 is revoked after the finding of carcinogenic toxins

If you have bought peanuts in REMA 1000 for recently, it can be a really good idea to check the bag before you open it and puts teeth in the popular snack.

the Company OK Snacks A/S is recalling namely batches of three different products with peanuts. The reason is that there is found a high content of the toxic substance aflatoxin in the peanuts that are used in the manufacture of the products, inform the Danish veterinary and food administration.

According to Wikipedia is a aflatoxin name for a certain type of toxins formed by molds. The poison is highly carcinogenic.

the Recall involves the following products, which so far as is known are sold in the whole country:

'Rema 1000 Salted peanuts', net weight: 250 grams, Lot numbers: L1 95893, L1 95924, L1 95929 and L1 95927. Best before: 21/8-2019. EAN barcode: 5705830080226.

'Rema 1000 Salt & Strong', net weight: 165 grams, Lot number: L 96087. Best before.: 28/8-2020. EAN barcode no.: 5705830004789. 'Rema 1000 Salt & Sweet', net weight: 165 grams, lot number: L 96174. Best before.: 30/8-2020. EAN barcode no.: 5705830004796.

'the Fda has demonstrated a high content of aflatoxin in a batch of peanuts used in the production of the products mentioned above', writes the Fda on its website.

'Aflatoxin is a toxin produced by molds in the product. The presence of svampegiften is undesirable in foods. Consumers are advised to deliver those products back to the store where they were purchased or to discard them', writes the Danish veterinary and food administration.

Updated Date: 23 December 2019, 20:00

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