Last updated on 16 June 2014

Tesco Complete Chicken Caesar Salad withdrawn

Tesco has withdrawn its own-brand Complete Chicken Caesar Salad because the product contains fish (anchovies). This is not mentioned on the label making the product a possible health risk for anyone who is allergic to fish.

Product details

Product name: Tesco Complete Chicken Caesar Salad
Pack size: 150g
'Use by' dates: all date codes

Risk

Allergen: fish

The above product contains fish (anchovies), making it a possible health risk for anyone who is allergic to fish.

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product and you are allergic to fish, do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store where it was bought for a full refund. If you require further details, please call Tesco Customer Services on 0800 505 555.

Action taken by the company

Tesco has withdrawn the product from sale and has contacted the relevant allergy support organisations, which will tell their members about the withdrawal. A copy of the customer notice issued by Tesco can be found via the link towards the bottom of this page.

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Sometimes there will be a problem with a food product that means it should not be sold. Then it might be 'withdrawn' (taken off the shelves) or 'recalled' (when customers are asked to return the product). Sometimes foods have to be withdrawn or recalled if there is a risk to consumers because the allergy labelling is missing or incorrect or if there is any other food allergy risk. When there is a food allergy risk, the FSA will issue an Allergy Alert.

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Ref: AB/2014