Product recall: do not consume this tea contaminated with aluminum!

Product recall: do not consume this tea contaminated with aluminum!

A tea product was the subject of a product recall. The reason ? Too high an aluminum content was detected. TipsForWomens takes stock.

Matcha tea from the Shan Wai Shan brand was recalled due to excessive aluminum content. For your health, it is therefore recommended not to consume it.

Contaminated teas

Here is the important information to know about the Shan Wai Shan brand Matcha tea concerned:

  • Food / Cocoa, coffee and Tea Matcha tea
  • Marque: SHAN WAI SHAN
  • Model or reference: 80g
    • • Lot NL02-230630 Date of minimum durability 06/30/2026
  • Packaging: 80g
  • End of marketing date: 04/12/2024
  • Storage temperature: Product to be stored at room temperature
  • Geographical sales area: entire Europe
  • Distributors: Refer to the list by clicking here

What is the procedure to follow ?

According to the government website Rappel Conso, the batches mentioned are non-compliant, due to a high aluminum content.

As the dangerous product alerts site points out, heavy metals are often toxic to the brain. Aluminum also exhibits neurotoxicity that can lead to Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s disease.

A refund procedure has been put in place until June 12, 2024. For any requests for additional information, you can contact the point of sale concerned.