The product "Children's breakfast rings" by HiPP has never been sold in Russia, the information of Rospotrebnadzor about the withdrawal of products from circulation does not correspond to reality, according to a press release received by Gazeta.Ru.
On Friday, October 14, Rospotrebnadzor announced the recall from the market of "Children's breakfast rings" produced by the baby food company HIPP, due to the discovery of metal wire in them.
"On October 13, 2016, baby food manufacturer HiPP did recall" Kinder Frühstücks-Ringe "in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Poland and Luxembourg as a precautionary measure. The introduction of a foreign body into the product was the result of human error, "says a HiPP press release.
It is reported that the company immediately took measures to ensure that this incident did not happen again, and also urged consumers in a number of the above countries not to consume the product batches affected by the recall.
In addition, the company emphasizes that similar measures do not affect Russian consumers due to the lack of a product on the market.
"HiPP products sold in the Russian Federation are safe and can be used without restrictions. There is no health hazard for Russian consumers," the company said.
HiPP is currently seeking to correct the information on the Rospotrebnadzor website.