Mince meat from Auchan and Lidl recalled in France

Check your fridges and freezers: Batches of minced meat sold at the supermarkets Auchan and Lidl have been recalled in France due to a possible risk of metal filaments being mixed up in the meat.

21 June 2020
Minced meat in a bowl. Mince meat in certain batches from the supermarkets Auchan and Lidl have been recalled in FranceThe meat has been recalled in several batches from the supermarkets Auchan and Lidl
By Connexion journalist

Anyone with these packs should not consume the product, and instead throw it away or take it back to the original point of sale to receive a refund.

The issue was highlighted by the consumer website, 60 Millions de Consommateurs.

The affected packs are as follows:

  • Minced steak (steak haché) 5% fat, brand Auchan. Pack of 125 g. Bar code: 3 254 565 417 804. Batch: VF00057020. Best before: June 24 2020. Pack of 2 x 125g. Bar code: 3 254 565 417 873. Batch: VF00057020. Best before: June 24 2020.
  • Minced meat 12% fat, brand Mmm!. Pack of 350 g. Bar code: 3 254 560 134 966. Batch: VF00057159. Best before: June 23 2020.
  • Minced meat 15% fat, brand Auchan. Pack of 400 g. Bar code: 33 254 565 412 106. Batches: VF00057041 and VF00057179. Best before: June 23 2020. Pack of 700 g. Bar code: 33 254 565 412 106. Batches: VF00057179. Best before: June 23 2020.
  • Minced meat 15% fat, brand Sourire de Campagne. Pack of 350 g. Batches: VF00057113 and VF00057113. Best before: June 23 2020 or June 24 2020.
  • Minced meat 5% fat, brand Auchan. Pack of 4 x 100 g. Bar code: 3 254 565 417 989. Batch: VF00057020. Best before: June 24 2020. Pack of 8 x 100 g. Bar code: 3 254 565 418 092. Batch: VF00057020. Best before: June 24 2020.
  • Minced meat 5% fat, brand La Nouvelle Agriculture. Pack of 300 g. Bar code: 3 265 980 153 680. Batches: VF00056892 and V16947070. Best before: June 26 2020.
  • Mince meat 20% fat, brand l'Étal du Boucher (Lidl). Pack of 800 g. Batches: VF00056935 and VF00057299. Bar code : 2029865.

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