A new Sparkasse function, sausage recalls and more: In this article you will find the most important consumer topics of the week.

Whether it’s Aldi, Lidl, Rewe or dm: 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 changes for drivers or for mega corporations such as Amazon or German banks.

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

Thanks to a cooperation with Payback, the savings bank is apparently working on a major innovation: With the Sparkassen Card, you can get Payback points directly when shopping in future without having to pull out a second card.

The kitchen manufacturer rational fitted kitchens solutions GmbH has filed for bankruptcy. A total failure had apparently caused so much damage to the servers that there was irreparable data loss. More on the subject:

German consumers have to heed the third sausage recall within a very short time. The poultry sausages from AIA S.p.a. can be contaminated with Listeria.

According to a recent study, electricity prices in Germany are likely to rise significantly next year. Customers could then have to pay up to 500 euros per MWh. The details:

Because the products can be contaminated with a potentially carcinogenic substance, the manufacturer Global Foods Trading GmbH is recalling its dried bay leaves. You can read which batches are affected here:

For several years now, many life insurers have been selling older contracts, from which they no longer have much hope, to other companies. This is often a worthwhile business for the insurance companies, but often a great annoyance for many customers.

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