Last updated on 2 May 2013
Blue Dragon Wasabi Plum Shot withdrawn
AB World Foods Ltd is withdrawing all date and batch codes of Blue Dragon Wasabi Plum Shot because the product contains milk that is not mentioned on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for people who are allergic or intolerant to milk or milk constituents. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.
The product being withdrawn is:
- Blue Dragon Wasabi Plum Shot, 140g sachet
- Best before date: all date and batch codes
Blue Dragon has withdrawn the above products from sale. Customer notices will be displayed in stores, alerting customers to the withdrawal. The company will also contact the relevant allergy support organisations, which will tell their members of the withdrawal.
Customers who are allergic or intolerant to milk and its constituents are advised not to eat this product, but to contact the Careline on Freephone: 0800 0195 617 for a full refund.
No other AB World Foods Ltd or Blue Dragon products are known to be affected.
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