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Kaufland frozen products contaminated with pesticides

In one to Kaufland moved frozen product have increased residues of Dimethoate and omethoate pesticides established. As the manufacturer and Federal Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety report, a consumption-related health risk cannot be excluded. The product concerned should therefore not be consumed.

The manufacturer Greenyard Frozen Poland Sp. z oo start a recall for the frozen productK-Classic Frozen Freshly Harvested Cherries“ in the 750 gram package (GTIN 4337185827631) with the Expiry date November 2024 (24/11) and the Batch numbers LP2145DL7 Where LP2145AL7.

Where were sour cherries sold?

Frozen sour cherries were offered by the Kaufland supermarket chain. According to Kaufland, the goods affected by the recall have already been withdrawn from sale.

Anyone who has ever purchased the sour cherries mentioned above can use them in a any Kaufland branch to put back. Of the purchase price will be reimbursed even without presentation of a receipt.

Do not eat affected tart cherries

The manufacturer Kaufland and the Federal Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety urge consumers to take the recall seriously and to stop eating affected cherries. Residues of the pesticides dimethoate and omethoate may pose a health risk.

Health Risks of Dimethoate and Omethoate

dimethoate is an insecticide used in humans neurotoxic effect A. No more than one milligram of pesticide per kilogram can be detected in fruits and vegetables.

omethoate can form from dimethoate and has one in humans mutagen and neurotoxic effect. In addition, the remedy may have a negative effect on the hormonal balance affect.

Banned in the EU!

Both pesticides are now in the EU prohibits. However, the import of contaminated fruit and vegetables that have been grown outside the EU is allowed up to a certain limit. This was clearly exceeded with sour cherries.

Recall Questions

Kaufland has under the Telephone number 0800 1528352 set up a hotline to answer any questions regarding the recall. (vb)

Author and source information

This text corresponds to the requirements of the specialized medical literature, medical guidelines and current studies and has been verified by health professionals.


Graduate editor (FH) Volker Blasek


  • Federal Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety: Recall of freshly harvested sour cherries K-Classic (publication: October 1, 2022),
  • Greenpeace: Poisons on our plates (publication: 30/10/2020),

Important note:
This article contains general advice only and should not be used for self-diagnosis or treatment. It cannot substitute a visit to the doctor.

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