Mercadona has withdrawn the sweet Hacendado paprika from La Vera manufactured by Orencio Hoyo, on which the Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition (Aesan) communicated an alert for salmonella, without associated cases.

The distribution company has announced on its website that “it has proceeded to withdraw immediately and as a precautionary principle all the product from its supermarkets, after being informed by the Aragon health authorities that a batch could contain salmonella, until the final resolution of the file “.

“According to the analytics available to the supplier, the Hacendado sweet Vera paprika product “with Lot L150719 and best before date 10/2021 is in perfect condition”, Mercadona has specified.

The supermarket chain has reminded customers who have bought this product that “you can return it to your nearest store and the amount will be refunded “, in addition to transmitting together with the provider Orencio Hoyo their “apologies for the inconvenience caused”.

On Saturday, November 7, Aesan reported that it had been informed by the authorities of Aragon, through the Coordinated System for Rapid Information Exchange (Sciri), of the “presence of salmonella spp in sweet Vera paprika, of the Hacendado brand “.