Steaks: Stiftung Warentest examines Aldi, Lidl, Rewe & Co: bacteria found | consumer

Steaks from Aldi, Lidl, Rewe and co. in the Test: Stiftung Warentest examined pork products. The quality is often good, but the major point of criticism of the

Steaks: Stiftung Warentest examines Aldi, Lidl, Rewe & Co: bacteria found | consumer

Steaks from Aldi, Lidl, Rewe and co. in the Test: Stiftung Warentest examined pork products. The quality is often good, but the major point of criticism of the stance conditions.

Steaks in Test : Stiftung Warentest* examined 15 meat products from Aldi*, Lidl, Rewe and co.Some products can convince, some perform worse.Particularly, the conditions are criticized.

Kassel Steaks during the barbecue season the most popular meat products in Germany - with 34 kilos per head were consumed in 2019 in the country. The consumer organisation Stiftung Warentest has now taken pork neck steaks and chops under the microscope. In the Test 15 products in various price ranges, manufacturers and retailers, such as Aldi*, Lidl, Rewe, Edeka and co. were examined.

the quality of the meat, but also the commitment for the animals, workers and the environment has been Tested. Some products can convince in all categories, other cut much worse.

Steaks from Aldi, Lidl, Rewe and co. in the Test: antibiotic-resistant germs

Stiftung Warentest found has been demonstrated in the Test , in ten of the 15 Steaks of Aldi, Lidl, Rewe* etc antibiotic resistant contain duck germs. However, they represent the consumption of no acute danger, as long as the raw meat is stored by the consumer properly handled and well cooked it is. You mountains, however, a small residual risk.

Two Steaks in Test on, which were particularly negative. In the case of the trade-mark "Wilhelm Brandenburg" Rewe , the experts were able to determine elevated levels of Blight bacteria (lactic acid bacteria). Even if these are also not harmful to humans, they can be a sign of lack of Hygiene in slaughterhouses.

+ Steaks from Aldi, Lidl, Rewe and co. in the Test: In many of the products of the antibiotics were found resistant bacteria.©Axel Heimken

Steaks from Aldi, Lidl, Rewe and co. in the Test: Two products fell by

The chops of Norma and fell in taste very dry and in comparison to the competition particularly tough. The are the losers in the Test from Aldi, Lidl, Rewe and co.:

Steak, Wilhelm-Brandenburg ("sufficient")pork chop from Norma ("sufficient")

Steaks from Aldi, Lidl, Rewe and co. in the Test: This is a surprising result

This is a surprising result in the Test from Steaks at Aldi, Lidl, Rewe and co.: Each of the second product cut with the grade "good", although consumers often have to pay more than 5,99 Euro. Organic meat is equal to three times as expensive. These are the test winner with the rating "good":

organic pork neck steak, Pichler Biometzgerei Königshofer organic pork neck steak nature of DenreePurland neck/crest of pork chop from the pig at Edeka country Junker pork chops from Lidl purland neck neck/crest cutlet of pork in the country of purchase

Steaks from Aldi, Lidl, Rewe and co. in the Test: Many companies give responsibility

About the company responsible were able to gain the experts of Stiftung Warentest insights in twelve stables and seven abattoirs. Including the main work of Tönnies in Rheda-Wiedenbrück, where every day 20,000 of pigs to be slaughtered. The Tönnies-works there was recently a scandal: more Than 1,500 people have been infected with the Coronavirus.

The Test Stiftung Warentest Steaks at Aldi, Lidl, Rewe and co. shows that many firms leave the responsibility for their employees and subcontractors. Many of the mostly non-salaried workers living in communal accommodation, to in collection buses to work and stand together on the Assembly line. The high contagion risk in times of Corona.

Steaks from Aldi, Lidl, Rewe and co. in the Test: A grocer refuses information

Almost all of the retail chains to disclose their suppliers, however, the food retailer Edeka and its subsidiary net information. The verdict of Stiftung Warentest is therefore "deficient".

In the Test , it is clear that the majority of pigs for fattening, to spend a short life in closed sheds with small Windows. Many providers give satisfied, the supplier will need to stick to more than the statutory Standard. For a pig up to 110 pounds of 0.75 square meters is not enough in the stable, access to fresh air it needs.

pigs are slaughtered in Germany (2019)55 million average Schlachtgewicht95 kg age at Schlachten6 months number of Bioschweine in Germany1 percent

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Updated Date: 30 June 2020, 09:33

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