Rip-off in the name of Europol, a major recall at Lidl and much more: In this article we 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. as well as warnings from the police authorities. In this article we inform you about the most important innovations, changes and all other events that affect German consumers.

The European police authority Europol is currently warning of a new telephone rip-off. Criminals pretend to be Europol employees in order to get money and data from the victims.

Lidl is currently providing information about a new recall: Plastic particles were discovered in the “Harvest Basket – potato bags Rinderbacon Emmentaler TK”, which is why consumption is strongly discouraged.

Dog owners are also currently subject to a recall. Increased lead levels were detected in a batch of dog food “Wolfsblut Atlantic Tuna, 500g” from the manufacturer Healthfood24 GmbH. There is a risk of damage to the health of the animals.

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With Zippendorfer Landbrot GmbH, another bakery chain in Germany has had to file for bankruptcy. The group can look back on almost 100 years of history.

The electronics retailer Gravis has not been accepting cash payments for a few days. CHIP found out about their plans from the nation’s major discounters, supermarkets and technology chains.

Lottery players need to adapt to changes in gambling. Among other things, new drawing devices are now available. Here you can read what else is changing.

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