A major flour recall, important innovations at Deutsche Post and more: In this article, our colleagues from CHIP summarize the most important consumer topics of the week for you.

Whether it’s Aldi, Lidl, Rewe or Kaufland: the supermarkets, discounters and drugstores are constant companions for most Germans – be it for large weekend shopping or for a quick snack during the lunch break. Product recalls or production stops are therefore very relevant for many. The same also applies to company insolvencies, important innovations at Sparkasse and Co. and changes for drivers.

In this article we inform you about the most important innovations, changes and all other events that affect German consumers.

The CF Rolle GmbH Mühle is currently informing about a product recall. Certain batches of Type 550 Wheat Flour have been withdrawn from sale due to potential E.Coli contamination. Here are the details:

Thomy mustard will no longer be offered in traditional drinking glasses. Instead, they get a modern screw cap.

Up to 90 branches of the insolvent department store chain Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof are to be closed. That is significantly more than previously assumed.

In order to get the chaos at Deutsche Post under control, letters are also to be delivered to packing stations in the future. There are also other changes. You can find out the details here:

German consumers again have to consider a sausage recall. Due to possible contamination with listeria, certain batches of fillet sausage from Anklamer Fleisch- und Wurstwaren GmbH should no longer be consumed.

The Payback bonus program will probably only be available at Rewe for a limited time. The supermarket chain wants to introduce its own system. The backgrounds:

The original for this article “A flour recall, innovations at the post office and more: The consumer topics of the week” comes from chip.de.