Flour recall due to ingredient risk causing severe allergic reaction

Giorgia Bonamoneta


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The Ministry of Healthin its function of monitoring products that put health at risk, has recalled a product dangerous. It's about a Flour.

The risks associated with the product are quite serious, so much so that the ministry has asked us to be careful about consumption. In fact, the warning is not to consume it.

Recall for Molino Soncini Cesare flour: risk of allergic reaction

With the note of May 7 the Ministry of Health (also present ondedicated app) has decided to recall a potentially dangerous product. This is a pack of Flour which takes the name (sales name) of “Molino Soncini Cesare“. The name identifies the flour of the Molino Soncini Cesare brand sold in supermarkets.

The manufacturer and identification mark of the establishment is Heirs Fontanella Vittorio, specifically from the plant in Monte Cremasco. To better identify the package under recall, you can check the affected lot: L 7.

The flour comes in a white and light blue package. On the paper that encloses it there is the writing “Cold pasta” and “Flour type 00)”. It set off the alarm because of the possible presence of allergenic ingredients as mustard And lupinewhich can cause serious allergic reactions.

The recall, scheduled for May 7, 2024 for product with an expiration date of February 20, 2025, comes with a warning. The note states that the product must not be consumed for those who are allergic to mustard and lupine.

What are the allergic reactions of mustard and lupine

The ingredients were not included on the label at the time of packaging and may cause serious allergic reactions. The allergy to mustard, for example, can manifest itself in different ways. Between these:

  • Contact dermatitis causing redness, swelling, itching or rashes
  • Food allergy which may cause gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or abdominal pain. In some more severe cases, it can cause systemic symptoms such as hives, swelling of the face, difficulty breathing or anaphylaxis
  • Allergic rhinitis may cause cold-like symptoms, such as sneezing, runny nose, itchy nose, or nasal congestion
  • Asthma, may cause an asthma attack, characterized by wheezing, difficulty breathing, chest tightness, or coughing.

The allergy gives lupine instead it can present itself in these ways:

  • Gastrointestinal symptoms can cause gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain and bloating
  • Contact dermatitis may cause skin irritation, redness, swelling, itching or rashes
  • Respiratory reactions may cause respiratory symptoms such as sneezing, coughing, nasal congestion, itchy eyes, or wheezing
  • Anaphylaxis, in severe cases it can cause an allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis. This is a rapid and potentially lethal systemic reaction involving several organs and systems of the body. Symptoms may include facial swelling, difficulty breathing, rapid drop in blood pressure, loss of consciousness and shock