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  • Lidl Ocean Sea Rollmops recalled

    Wednesday 16 April 2014

    Lidl UK is recalling jars of its Ocean Sea Rollmops because mustard is not mentioned in English on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for those with an allergy to mustard. In addition, the label does not mention fish as an ingredient in English, although the product label does show an image of prepared fish.

  • Sugar Coated Mixed Fruit recalled

    Wednesday 16 April 2014

    Longdan Ltd is recalling a batch of Sugar Coated Mixed Fruit with a 'best before' end date of June 2014 because it contains sulphites which are not mentioned on the product label. This means the product is a possible health risk for those with a sensitivity to sulphites.

  • Holly Lane Bakewell Slices recalled

    Friday 11 April 2014

    Aldi Stores Ltd has recalled all batches of Holly Lane Bakewell Slices because they contain milk which is not mentioned in the allergen information on the product label. This makes the product a possible health risk for those with an allergy or intolerance to milk or its constituents.

  • One Stop Crispy Potato Slices recall

    Monday 7 April 2014

    One Stop is recalling packs of its Crispy Potato Slices with a use-by date of 13 April 2014 and 14 April 2014 because the product contains milk, which is not mentioned in the allergen information on the product label. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone who is allergic or intolerant to milk or its constituents. The product has only been distributed in England and Wales.

  • Li Li Handmade Chicken and Pork Dumplings

    Wednesday 2 April 2014

    Shengda Ltd is withdrawing its Li Li Handmade Chicken Dumplings and Li Li Handmade Pork Dumplings with 'best before' dates up to and including 21 March 2015 because they contain allergens that are not mentioned on the labels. This makes the products a possible health risk for anyone who is allergic or intolerant to the allergens. The products have only been distributed and sold in the London area.

  • Karro Food Group withdraws sausage rolls due to inconsistent allergen labelling

    Friday 28 March 2014

    Karro Food Group has withdrawn two different products because they contain sulphites, which are mentioned on the ingredient list, but not in the allergen advice box. This makes the products a possible health risk for anyone with a sensitivity to sulphites. The FSA has issued an Allergy Alert in Northern Ireland.

  • Sausage rolls with sulphites not mentioned on labels withdrawn

    Friday 28 March 2014

    Three companies have withdrawn some of their sausage roll products because the products contain sulphites. Sulphites are not mentioned on the labels, making the products a possible health risk for anyone with a sensitivity to sulphites. The products were sold by Dunnes Stores, Lidl Ireland and McColgan's Quality Foods. The FSA has issued an Allergy Alert in Northern Ireland.

  • Kettle Sweet Potato Chips withdrawn

    Thursday 27 March 2014

    Kettle Foods Ltd has withdrawn some packs of its Oven Baked Sweet Potato Chips Sweet Chilli because they contain wheat (gluten). Wheat is labelled in the ingredients list, however the product labelling also states 'no gluten-containing ingredients'. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone who has an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten.

  • Fabulous Freefrom Factory Dairy Free Chocovered Raisins

    Tuesday 25 March 2014

    Winning Ways Fine Foods Ltd is withdrawing three batch codes of its Fabulous Freefrom Factory Dairy Free 'Chocovered' Raisins because one batch of the product (code: L200614) has been found to contain milk. The other two batches are being withdrawn as a precautionery measure. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone who is allergic or intolerant to milk or its constituents.

  • Mazza tinned sweet products recalled

    Friday 14 March 2014

    RS UK Foods Ltd is recalling two Mazza tinned sweet products because they contain wheat (gluten), which is not mentioned in the allergen information on the product labels. This makes the products a possible health risk for anyone who has an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten.