Recall of Some Holle Branded and Lebenswert Branded Baby Foods Due to Presence of Chemicals

Friday, 12 December 2014

Category 1:

For Action

Alert Notification:



Holle Organic Millet Porridge Apple-Pear (250g);  
Holle Organic Millet Porridge with Rice (250g);
Holle Organic Millet Porridge (250g);
Holle Organic Holle Organic 3-Grain Porridge (250g);
Millet and Rice Whole Wheat Porridge (Lebenswert bio Hirse & Reis Vollkornbrei).
Some of the product images are below. 

Batch Code:

All batch codes, all best before dates.

Country Of Origin:



Holle Baby Food GmbH Serviceburo is recalling the Holle branded and Lebenswert branded baby foods listed above due to the presence of atropine and scopolamine in some batches tested.  These chemicals are undesirable plant constituents. In-store recall notices should be displayed in outlets that sold the affected products.

Nature Of Danger:

Consumption of implicated products may cause short term adverse effects, for example, dilated pupils, change of heart rate, dryness of the mouth, constipation, urinary retention, and flushed skin.  The chemicals present will be excreted from the body and therefore there are no long term health effects.

Action Required:


Distribution details of the implicated products will be forwarded to PEHOs.

Manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, caterers & retailers:

Food businesses are requested to remove the affected baby food from sale, and clearly display a point of sale recall notice informing customers not to feed the implicated products to infants/children.



It is advised that the affected baby food is not consumed. If people are concerned they should consider seeking medical advice.

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