Calling the food, let’s run to open the pantry: the risk of anaphylactic shock

The Ministry of Health issues an alert to withdraw food that took place a few days ago. It’s time to check your pantry and protect your health.

July begins with food withdrawals due to the unreported presence of allergens.

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Consumers are urged to be vigilant On food recall requests which the Ministry of Health sends on the official portal. In fact, products pulled from supermarket shelves for various reasons can end up on our tables. The presence of ethylene oxide, salmonella, and bacteria of different nature such as Escherichia coli are the main reasons for withdrawal but there are other reasons. Last Contact, specifically, warns consumers not to report the offending package label of allergens. Possible consequences for allergy sufferers can be very dangerous to health.

Food recall, offending product

The Ministry of Health has announced the recall of the Chia Salvia hispanica seeds marketed by Coquina e Sapuri. Sale packages are those that weigh 250 grams and show the expiration date Date June 11, 2023. This fruit is produced from a plant of the Lamiaceae family and is related to mint, lavender, lemon, rosemary and other aromatic plants. The problem is that the pulled packages contain soybeans, An allergen not declared on the label.

Thus, it is advisable to open the locker and verify the purchase of the offending product. The Ministry advises that It should not be consumed at all By allergy sufferers but came back to the store to ask Pay the expenses (It is not necessary to show the receipt).

health hazards

Soy allergy usually occurs in moles Very young kids To disappear around three years of age or no later than ten years. Although it is a legume, there appears to be no relationship between an allergy to soybeans and the possibility of developing other allergies to beans, peas, chickpeas, lentils, lupine and peanuts.

The most common symptoms are skin rash, hives, nausea, Vomiting, diarrhea, itching, runny or stuffy nose, asthma, wheezing. In the most severe reactions there is hypersensitivity with swelling in the throat, low ventilation, low blood pressure e anaphylactic shock. These are potentially fatal consequences for allergy sufferers.

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