Product recall: avoid consuming these Lidl smoothies!

Product recall: avoid consuming these Lidl smoothies!

Although smoothies are often described as health foods, here are some references to avoid! Smoothies distributed by Lidl are recalled throughout Europe because they contain a dangerous mycotoxin.

Certain batches of “Red Genius 250 ML” smoothies from the Solevita brand distributed by Lidl should no longer be consumed.

A mycotoxin beyond regulatory thresholds

These smoothies have a patulin level higher than the regulatory limit. Discover the references of the products concerned.

  • Food / Non-alcoholic drinks Smoothie Red Genius 250 ml
  • Brand: Solevita Model or reference: Smoothie Red Genius, 250ml
    • • GTIN 20803896 Lot 0003004367 Use-by date 03/13/2024
  • Packaging: 250ml bottle
  • Storage temperature: Product to be stored in the refrigerator
  • Health brand: Solevita
  • Geographical sales area: entire Europe
  • Distributors: Lidl

What is patulin?

Patulin is a mycotoxin, that is to say a substance produced by a microscopic fungus, which can present a health risk in the event of large and repeated consumption over the long term. In these compotes, the patulin level is higher than the regulatory limit, hence the recall procedure.

Lidl stores therefore invite people who have purchased this product to return it to the store for a refund. The contact number is: 0800 900 343. The end of this recall procedure is set for March 21, 2024.