Food alert: they withdraw some popcorn for sale in supermarkets

The warning already addressed to people allergic to milk proteins, an allergen not included in the labeling

Almudena Nogues

new notice of
the Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition (AESAN). In this case, it is aimed at a very specific group: people allergic to milk proteins, an allergen not included in the labeling of salted popcorn sold in Dia supermarkets. Given this fact, Aesan has asked to withdraw from sale said lot in circulation in nine autonomous communities, Andalusia among them.

It’s about the product
Snack Maniac Salted Popcornpackaged in a plastic bag weighing 80 grams, with batch number 22213 and with a best before date of January 31, 2023, according to Aesan in the network of alerts made public through its website and in its profiles in social networks.

The initial distribution carried out by Day of these popcorn focuses on the regions of Andalusia, Aragon, Catalonia, Castilla-La Mancha, Castilla y León, Extremadura, Galicia, Madrid and the Valencian Community. «This information has been transferred to the competent authorities of the autonomous communities through the Coordinated System for the Rapid Exchange of Information (SCIRI) in order to verify the withdrawal of the affected products from the marketing channels. As a precautionary measure, it is recommended that people allergic to milk proteins, who may have the aforementioned product in their homes, refrain from consuming it,” adds Aesan, while recalling that its consumption does not entail “any risk.” for the rest of the population.

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