Product recall: these overly spicy chips should not be eaten!

Product recall: these overly spicy chips should not be eaten!

Back on the market after having already been the subject of previous recalls, these overly hot chips should not be consumed. They contain a chili pepper capable of causing serious problems. TipsForWomens explains.

HOT CHIP CHALLENGE brand spicy chips are currently the subject of a recall. This product can be dangerous because it contains a very hot pepper “capsaicinoid”.

What is the product concerned?

The product affected by this recall has the following information on the label:

  • Food / Cereals and bakery products HOT CHIP CHALLENGE version 3g and 2.8g
  • Brand: HOT CHIP CHALLENGE 3g and 2.8g version
  • Model or reference: All lots and all models.
  • • Lot All lots
  • Packaging: Product sold in a coffin-shaped cardboard package
  • Marketing date: 01/09/2023
  • End of marketing date: 01/13/2024
  • Storage temperature: Product to be stored at room temperature
  • Geographical sales area: entire Europe
  • Distributors: SAS OGUZ DISTRIBUTION Huningue/Sarl Istanbul Market Saint-Louis/Vosges Markt Saint Die/ GAYAMELI Colmar – Website: MyAmericanMarket/ mavillemonshopping/Pop’sAmerica/ myamericashop/cadeaupoisonné/ Attached list

What are the risks of this product?

Sold with instructions for use written in German, these chips are coated with a very hot pepper called “capsaicinoid”. According to the Rappel Conso website: “This product may cause allergic skin, serious eye damage, allergic or asthma symptoms, or difficulty breathing.“. The site recommends handling the product with gloves.

Therefore, this official recall invites you to no longer consume this product and to destroy it. You can also contact the retailer who sold it to you to discuss possible refund terms.

The recall procedure for these chips will end on March 18, 2024.

As a reminder, these chips were the subject of a TikTok challenge at the end of April which had already been the subject of an alert and a recall last January… These chips reappear periodically thanks to a new importer of this product, which is nevertheless banned in Europe.