Last updated on 8 May 2013
Botham’s of Whitby withdraws its Finest Quality Plum Bread
Botham’s of Whitby is withdrawing packs of its Finest Quality Plum Bread because the product contains milk, which is not mentioned on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for those who are allergic or have an intolerance to milk or its constituents.
The product being withdrawn is:
- Botham’s of Whitby Finest Quality Plum Bread
- All 'best before' dates between and including 13 May 2013 and 24 June 2013
The company has withdrawn the above product from sale. The company has also contacted the relevant allergy support organisations, which will tell their members about the withdrawal.
If you have bought the above product and have an allergy or intolerance to milk or its constituents, do not to eat this product. Instead, contact the company on 01947 602 823 or by emailing email@example.com for further advice.
No other Botham’s of Whitby products are known to be affected.
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