Last updated on 4 October 2013
Tesco recalls its Finest Sweet and Zesty Side Salad
Tesco is recalling its Finest Sweet and Zesty Side Salad with 'use by' dates of 6 and 7 October, because a manufacturing error means some packs may contain edamame (soya) beans. This makes the product a possible health risk for those with an allergy to soya. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.
The product being recalled is:
- Product: Tesco Finest Sweet and Zesty Side Salad, 60g
- 'Use by' dates: 6 October 2013 and 7 October 2013
The company is recalling the above product from sale. Customer notices will be displayed in stores, explaining to customers why the product has been recalled. The company will also be contacting the relevant allergy support organisations, which will tell their members about the recall.
If you have bought this product and have an allergy to soya, do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store where you bought it for a full refund. For more information, please contact Tesco customer services by calling 0800 50 55 55.
No other Tesco products are known to be affected.
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