Parmentine SA is recalling its potatoes, following an exceeding of the maximum residue limit of a molecule in one of its productions

Recall of Potatoes Sold at Auchan and Lidl, because of their Insecticide Content

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The Directorate General of Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control (DGCCRF) in a press release the consumers of potatoes sold at Auchan and Lidl to bring the products back to their points of sale

The Directorate General of Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control (DGCCRF) in a press release the consumers of potatoes sold at Auchan and Lidl to bring the products back to their points of sale. The production concerned, marketed by Parmentine SA, would exceed the maximum residue limit of a molecule present in insecticides.

According to a report from the Directorate-General for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control (DGCCRF), dated July 5, the company Parmentine SA would proceed with a recall of “Potato de Consommation – Nouvelle Récolte”, following an exceeding of the maximum residue limit of a molecule used in insecticides, “Fosthiazate”.



The recall notice concerns Columba potatoes marketed between June 17th and July 5th, 2019, and sold in particular at the Auchan and Lidl stores.

Consumers invited to vigilance

The DGCCRF recommends that people who have bought these products not to consume them and bring them back to the point of sale, where they will be reimbursed for their purchase, “even without presenting the receipt , ” she says.

It also invites anyone who has consumed this product and who has “symptoms of illness such as confusion / nervousness, headaches, respiratory problems, circulatory,” to contact his doctor.

Recall of Potatoes Sold at Auchan and Lidl, because of their Insecticide Content 1

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