Last updated on 12 December 2013

Mencia Luna Beberide 2011 vintage withdrawn

E H Booths is withdrawing all batch codes of Mencia Luna Beberide 2011 vintage, because a labelling error means sulphites are not mentioned on the label. This makes the product a health risk for those with a sensitivity to sulphites. The FSA has issued an Allergy Alert.

Product details

The product being withdrawn from sale is:

  • Product: Mencia Luna Beberide wine 2011 vintage
  • Batch codes: all batch codes of 2011 vintage
  • 'Best before' date: all date codes of 2011 vintage

The company has withdrawn all batch codes of the 2011 vintage from sale. Customer notices will be displayed in stores explaining to consumers why the products have been withdrawn. The company has also contacted the relevant allergy support organisations, which will tell their members about the withdrawal.

If you have bought this product and have a sensitivity to sulphites, do not drink it. Instead, return it to your nearest E H Booths store for a full refund.

No other vintage is known to be affected.

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