What’s more French than bread? Every second, more than 300 baguettes are sold across the country, or ten billion a year. While bread is rooted in our heritage, France is only the ninth consumer in the world according to Vite Mon Marché. Ahead of us are Turkey, Algeria, Serbia, Bulgaria, Germany, Cyprus, Greece and the United States.
If you are one of the 95% of French men and women who eat it for lunch and dinner, check your bread bag: several batches must be returned to the store urgently, according to a product recall published on Tuesday, June 21, 2022. The cause ? The presence of ethylene oxide in the chia seeds that compose them, at a level above the authorized limit.
These are several bakery products sold under the E.Leclerc brand between January 21 and June 10, 2022. They were sold in self-service and in the traditional department of the store, and should no longer be consumed or used. in your cooking.
Consumers who have these products in their possession are invited to destroy them or return them to the point of sale before Wednesday, August 10, 2022 to obtain a refund. For any further information, you can contact the dedicated service on 0298280305.
For the eight baked goods affected by the recall, see our slideshow below.