Last updated on 23 April 2013

EH Booths withdraws roasted monkey nuts

EH Booths is withdrawing some batches of its Whole Hearted Roasted Monkey Nuts, because the presence of peanuts is not declared on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk to those who are allergic to peanuts. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

Product

The product being withdrawn is:

  • Booths Whole Hearted Roasted Monkey Nuts, 350g
  • Best before: 12 July 2013

EH Booths has withdrawn the product with the above date code from sale. Customer notices will be displayed in stores, alerting customers to the reason for the withdrawal. The company will also contact the relevant allergy support organisations, which will tell their members of the withdrawal.

Customers with an allergy to peanuts are advised not to eat this product but to return it to the nearest E H Booths store for a full refund.

No other EH Booths products are known to be affected.

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