Last updated on 15 October 2013

Cook 4 Portion Braised Beef in Brandy & Mushroom Sauce recalled

Cook Trading Ltd is recalling a batch of Cook 4 Portion Braised Beef in Brandy & Mushroom Sauce, because it has been labelled incorrectly with beef bourguignon ingredient information. This makes the product a possible health risk for those with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents, or an allergy to mustard. The FSA has issued an Allergy Alert.

Product details

The product being recalled is:

  • Cook 4 Portion Braised Beef in Brandy & Mushroom Sauce, 1080g
  • 'Best before' end: 19 June 2014
  • Batch code: 13176B

The company has recalled the affected product from sale. Customer notices will be displayed in stores, explaining to customers why the product has been recalled.

If you have bought this product and have an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents, or an allergy to mustard, do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store where you bought it for a full refund or replacement.

No other Cook products are known to be affected.

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