The recall is therefore being carried out for reasons of preventive consumer protection. The aforementioned Santa Claus consisting of 200 grams of chocolate was sold at Netto Marken-Discount branches in parts of Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Bremen, Hesse, Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia -Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia. Customers collected the money from their stores even without presenting the receipt.
Salmonellosis manifests itself a few days after infection with diarrhea, abdominal pain and sometimes vomiting and mild fever. Anyone who has eaten St. Nicholas and develops severe or persistent symptoms should seek medical attention and report a possible salmonella infection, he said.