Last updated on 28 June 2013

Vegan Organica Marzipan and Dark Chocolate Bar recalled

Venture Foods UK is recalling its Vegan Organica Marzipan & Dark Chocolate Bar with a 'best before' date of 1 July 2014. The product may contain milk, peanuts and other nuts. However, the allergen information is not included on the product label. This means the product is a possible health risk to anyone with an allergy to peanuts or other nuts, or an allergy or intolerance to milk.

The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

Product

The product being recalled is:

  • Vegan Organica Marzipan & Dark Chocolate Bar, 40g
  • 'Best before' date: 1 July 2014
  • Batch code: 41313

The company has recalled the above product from consumers and has contacted the relevant allergy support organisations, which will tell their members about the recall.

If you have bought the above product and have an allergy to peanuts or other nuts, or an allergy or intolerance to millk, do not eat the product. You can return the product to the shop you bought it from for a full refund.

No other Venture Foods UK Ltd products are known to be affected.

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