Pick up dried fruit and berries with Ochratoxin A: brand and batches

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Various types of nuts and berries have been withdrawn by the Ministry of Health. In fact, traces of Ochratoxin A were found inside them, exceeding the limits allowed by law

Various types of nuts and berries have been withdrawn by the Ministry of Health. In fact, traces of Ochratoxin A were found inside them, exceeding the limits allowed by law.





A triple reference concerning the products of the Wellness Mix brand by Mainardi Nicola, coming from the Lendinara plant (Rovigo).

According to the label, the mix contains cranberries, Goji berries, dried mulberry and Physalis from various countries: China, the United States, Colombia and Turkey.

Ochratoxin A is a mycotoxin found mainly in cereals, coffee, dried fruit and wine. It causes intoxication and kidney problems, and in high doses it can also be carcinogenic. It can also cause hepatitis, enteritis and necrosis of the lymphatic tissue.

Here are in detail the three products withdrawn due to the excessive presence of this substance.

Wellness Mix – Wellness Mix

The first is the Wellness Mix tray, characterized by a variable weight. The recall in this case concerns lots 2481811O, 2601811N, 274181N with the following expiry dates: 05/09/2019, 17/09/2019, 1/10/2019.

Wellness Gr. 100/12 – Wellness Mix Alla Frutta

The second product is the Wellness Mix with fruit from 100 gr with lot n ° 18 10 11 101 and expiry date 31/10/2019.

Wellness Mix – Wellness Mix Vassoio Gr. 130

Finally, the third is the Wellness Mix in the 130gr tray. The recall concerns lots 181008063, 181017048, 181106077 with expiry dates 31/10/2019 and 30/11/2019.



If you have purchased these products, do not consume them and bring them back to the point of sale for a refund.

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