Last updated on 11 April 2014
Holly Lane Bakewell Slices recalled
Aldi Stores Ltd has recalled all batches of Holly Lane Bakewell Slices because they contain milk which is not mentioned in the allergen information on the product label. This makes the product a possible health risk for those with an allergy or intolerance to milk or its constituents.
Product name: Holly Lane Bakewell Slices
Pack size: 185g (6 slices)
'Best before' date: all 'best before' date codes
No other Aldi Stores Ltd products are known to be affected.
This product contains milk making it a possible health risk for those with an allergy or intolerance to milk or its constituents.
Our advice to consumers
If you have bought the above product and have an allergy or intolerance to milk, or its constituents, do not eat it. Instead, you can return the affected product to the store where it was bought.
Action taken by the company
The company has recalled the product from sale and has contacted the relevant allergy support organisations, which will tell their members about the recall. A copy of the recall notice issued by Aldi Stores Ltd is attached.
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