The AESAN (Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition) has issued a food alert for “the presence of eggs” in tea cakes. So and as they warn from the organismthe ingredient “is not included in the labeling” and asks people allergic to this food to “refrain from consuming it”.
Through the Coordinated System for the Rapid Exchange of Information (SCIRI), the Community of Madrid has detected the presence of eggs in some HIBER-brand stuffed tea cakes. According to the AESAN, the retail supermarket chain “has proceeded to withdraw the product” in all its establishments.
“According to the information available [recoge el comunicado], the initial distribution has been in the Community of Madrid. The investigations continue and it is not ruled out that there may be redistributions in other autonomous communities,” they warn from the agency dependent on the Ministry of Consumption.
The AESAN, for its part, has shared the data of the affected batch and a photograph of the label:
– Product name: Stuffed tea cakes
– Brand: HIBER
– Lot Number: 01.20.22
– Barcode: 2621546002006
– Date of Expiry: 03/21/2022
– Package Weight: 200 grams
As usual in these cases, from the Food Safety Agency they ask “people allergic to eggs or their derivatives” to “refrain from consuming it”. At the same time, they clarify that “the consumption of this product does not entail any risk for the rest of the population [los no alérgicos]”.