Maximum values are exceeded: callback for eggs
The Honerkamps farmer’s market KG, based in Melle, Germany, has launched a recall for eggs. According to the company, has been exceeded in the article, the maximum content of certain chemical Compounds.
The Honerkamps farmer’s market KG in Melle (lower Saxony) will return to free-range eggs with the print number to 1-DE 0358331 with a date of minimum durability (best before date) from the 10.07.2020 to 01.08.2020 and the date of production 12.06.2020 to 27.06.2020. Sold the eggs loose, in 6 – and 10-packs at Edeka.
In the case of Edeka sold
According to a notice published by the Federal office for consumer protection and food safety (BVL) on its Portal “lebensmittelwarnung.de” were detected in the course of an investigation if a pattern of this article, a “maximum level of exceedance of environmental contaminants”. The BVL indicates that it is dioxin-like PCBS and ndl-PCBS.
The Honerkamps farmer’s market KG indicates that you and the affected commercial enterprises have taken the product as a precautionary measure from the trade. The information, according to the article in question, article is sold in the Edeka markets, in lower Saxony, in the district of Osnabrück and the adjacent NRW-Kreis Herford. Consumers can return the eggs without presentation of the receipts.
Damage to the immune system
As the Bavarian state office explained for health and food safety (LGL) on its website, are grouped under the name of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBS) more than 200 different, always in mixtures occurring chemical Compounds.
The knowledge on health effects in humans after long-lasting, lower-PCBS, according to the consumer information system Bavaria (VIS) despite extensive research, still relatively limited.
There is some evidence that a long-lasting increased at the end of exposure with PCBS damage the immune system, thyroid and skin, as well as the development of children may unfavourably affect the exist but.
“A carcinogenic effect was demonstrated in animal studies (primarily liver and lung cancer) and in studies of humans (melanoma, possibly also Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and breast cancer),” reads the website of the VIS. (ad)