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  • Iceland recalls its Chicken Biryani

    Thursday 20 December 2012

    Iceland is recalling its Chicken Biryani with a 'best before' date of 3 October 2013, because a packaging error has resulted in some of this product being incorrectly filled with Prawn Curry. If you have an allergy to, or intolerance of, wheat (gluten), milk, mustard or shellfish (prawns), do not eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • SuperValu Vegetable Samosas recalled

    Tuesday 18 December 2012

    Musgrave GB is recalling SuperValu Vegetable Samosas, with a 'use by' date of 30 December 2012, because the product contains soya that is not mentioned on the label. This product has been supplied to Budgens stores only. If you are allergic or sensitive to soya, do not eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Tesco recalls ice cream due to incorrect allergen labelling

    Monday 17 December 2012

    Tesco is recalling a batch of Tesco Finest Belgian Chocolate Salted Caramel and Hazelnut Ice Cream, because a packaging error has resulted in a batch of this product being incorrectly filled with Orange Blossom Honey and Almond ice cream. If you have an allergy or sensitivity to almonds, do not eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Natoora Ltd recalls Freshly Sliced Italian Mortadella Sausage due to undeclared pistachio nuts

    Monday 17 December 2012

    Natoora Ltd is recalling one batch code of Freshly Sliced Italian Mortadella Sausage which contains pistachio nuts that are not mentioned in the ingredients list. If you are allergic or sensitive to nuts, do not eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Morrisons Just Cheddar Sandwich withdrawn

    Wednesday 12 December 2012

    Morrisons is withdrawing its Just Cheddar Sandwich with a 'use by' date of 12 December 2012, because it may contain mayonnaise. The mayonnaise contains egg and mustard, which is not mentioned on the product label. If you are allergic to egg or mustard, do not eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Morrisons Signature Mature Red Cheddar Coleslaw withdrawn

    Wednesday 12 December 2012

    Morrisons is withdrawing its Signature Mature Red Cheddar Coleslaw with a 'use by' date of 13 December 2012, because some may contain cheddar and sundried tomato pasta containing gluten (wheat), which is not mentioned in the allergen information. If you are allergic of or intolerant to wheat or gluten, do not eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Asda withdraws batch of Pad Thai Cooking Paste

    Wednesday 12 December 2012

    Asda is withdrawing a batch of own-brand Chosen by You Pad Thai Cooking Paste. This is because sulphites, egg and gluten (wheat) are not mentioned in the full ingredients list. If you are allergic, intolerant or sensitive to sulphites, egg and gluten (wheat), do not eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Patriarche Wine Agencies recalls batch of Bordeaux

    Friday 7 December 2012

    Patriarche Wine Agencies is recalling a batch of Chateau Le Bonnat Grand Vin de Bordeaux because the wine contains sulphite, which isn't mentioned on the label. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Aldi withdraws varieties of Specially Selected sauces

    Thursday 22 November 2012

    Aldi is withdrawing three varieties of Specially Selected sauces, because egg is not mentioned in the full ingredients list. If you are allergic or sensitive to egg, do not eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Deli Creations Wensleydale Carrot Chutney Sandwich recalled

    Tuesday 20 November 2012

    Raynor Foods Ltd is recalling some batches of Wensleydale Carrot Chutney Sandwich, because egg is not declared on the full ingredients list. If you are allergic to egg, do not eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Walkers Lights Variety Six Packs withdrawn

    Wednesday 14 November 2012

    Certain batches of Walkers Lights Variety 6 packs have been withdrawn because milk is not mentioned on the ingredients list of individual Lights Sour Cream and Chive contained in the pack. If you are allergic to or intolerant of milk, do not eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Asda withdraws own brand Milk Chocolate Spread

    Wednesday 14 November 2012

    Asda is withdrawing its own brand Milk Chocolate Spread because the product contains hazelnuts, which are not listed on the label. If you are allergic or sensitive to hazelnuts, do not eat this product. The Food Standards Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Harrods recalls Leonidas Belgian Chocolates

    Tuesday 13 November 2012

    Harrods is recalling certain date codes of Leonidas Fresh Belgian Chocolates because the products contain allergens that are not declared in the ingredients list. If you are allergic to or have an intolerance of wheat (gluten), nuts, milk or egg, do not eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Harrods recalls Rose Prince mincemeat and mince pies

    Friday 9 November 2012

    Harrods recalls Rose Prince mincemeat and mince pies because the products contain various allergens which are not listed on the label. If you are allergic to or intolerant of wheat (gluten), nuts, milk or eggs, do not eat these products. The Food Standards Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Asda withdraws Syrup Sponge Puddings

    Thursday 8 November 2012

    Asda is withdrawing one date code of its own brand Extra Special Syrup Sponge Puddings because soya is not mentioned on the packaging. If you are allergic or sensitive to soya, do not eat this product. The Food Standards Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Asda recalls batch of Caramel Bites

    Friday 2 November 2012

    Asda is recalling a batch of Caramel Bites because peanuts are not mentioned on the ingredients list on the outer wrapper. If you are allergic to peanuts, do not eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • The Co-operative recalls Truly Irresistible Fairtrade Peruvian Chocolate

    Thursday 1 November 2012

    The Co-operative is recalling varieties of Truly Irresistible Fairtrade Chocolate because nuts and milk are not mentioned on the ingredients list. If you are allergic to nuts or have an allergy to or intolerance of milk, do not eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd withdraws toffee apples

    Tuesday 30 October 2012

    Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd withdraws toffee apples in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Northern England, because the product contains milk that is not mentioned on the label. Anyone with an allergy to or an intolerance of milk should not consume this product. The Food Standards Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Sainsbury’s recalls its Kids Chicken Curry

    Friday 26 October 2012

    Sainsbury’s is recalling its Kids Chicken Curry, because the product contains wheat (gluten) and celery that are not declared on the label. If you are allergic to or intolerant of wheat (gluten) or celery, do not eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Home Farm Speciality Foods withdraws savoury sauce products

    Friday 19 October 2012

    Home Farm Speciality Foods is withdrawing various savoury sauce products because of inconsistent allergen information provided on the labels. If you have an allergy or sensitivity to celery, sulphites or wheat, do not eat these products. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Asda recalls Free From 5 Caramel and Chocolate Wafers

    Friday 19 October 2012

    Asda is recalling certain dates of its Free From 5 Caramel and Free From 5 Chocolate Wafers, which are labelled as gluten-free, because gluten (wheat) has been detected in higher levels than allowed in some of these products. If you’re allergic to or intolerant of wheat or gluten, do not eat these products. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Morrisons recalls its Celery, Fruit and Peanut Salad

    Friday 19 October 2012

    Morrisons has recalled a batch of its Celery, Fruit and Peanut Salad with a 'use by' date of 27 October 2012. A packaging error has included pesto pasta in the salad, which means the salad contains wheat and gluten. However, this is not mentioned on the label and could pose a potential health risk to anyone who is allergic to or intolerant of wheat and gluten.

  • Wanis withdraws Big Bamboo Jamaican Irish drink

    Wednesday 10 October 2012

    Big Bamboo Jamaican Irish Moss Vanilla Flavoured Drink with a 'best before' end date of February 2014, has been withdrawn by Wanis, because it contains milk that is not mentioned on the label. Anyone with an allergy to or an intolerance of milk should not consume the drink. The Food Standards Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Big Bamboo Jamaican Irish drink withdrawn

    Friday 28 September 2012

    Flying Trade has withdrawn its Big Bamboo Jamaican Irish Moss Vanilla Flavoured Drink with a 'best before' end date of 24 February 2014, because it contains milk that is not mentioned on the label. Anyone with an allergy to or intolerance of milk should not consume the drink.

  • Morrisons Trio Houmous recalled

    Tuesday 25 September 2012

    Morrisons has recalled its Morrisons Trio Houmous (210g) with a 'use by' date of 27 September 2012 because the product contains mayonnaise, which has egg as an ingredient. Egg is not mentioned on the packaging label, which means this product is a possible health risk to anyone who is allergic to or intolerant of eggs.

  • Morrisons recalls dried goji berries

    Tuesday 11 September 2012

    Morrisons has recalled all batches of its dried goji berries because of incorrect allergen labelling information. The product contains sulphur dioxide that is not mentioned on the label. If you are sensitive to sulphites don’t eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Asda recalls own-brand Frozen Chicken Tandoori Thigh

    Thursday 30 August 2012

    Asda has recalled a batch of its Frozen Chicken Tandoori Thigh, with a 'best before' date of 30 April 2013. The product contains wheat (gluten) that is not mentioned on the label. If you are allergic to, or intolerant of, wheat or gluten don’t eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Cook Trading recalls roasted vegetable and chickpea tagine

    Wednesday 22 August 2012

    Cook Trading has recalled its own-brand Roasted Vegetable and Chickpea Tagine, with a 'best before' date of 22 April 2013. The product contains nuts, which aren't mentioned on the label. If you're allergic to or intolerant of nuts, don't eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Sainsbury's recalls own-brand breaded pork schnitzels

    Wednesday 15 August 2012

    Sainsbury's has recalled its own-brand breaded British pork schnitzels with a 'use by' date of 16 August 2012. Some packs of this product contain milk (cheese), which isn't mentioned on the label. If you're allergic to or intolerant of lactose or milk, don't eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Asda withdraws frozen chargrilled quarter pounders

    Tuesday 14 August 2012

    Asda has withdrawn one batch of its own-brand 4 Frozen Chargrilled Quarter Pounders, with a 'best before' date of 5 June 2013. The product may contain chilli quarter pounders, which contain soya not mentioned on the label. If you're allergic or sensitive to soya, don't eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Basic Nutrition odourless garlic capsules withdrawn

    Friday 10 August 2012

    Premier Health Products Ltd has withdrawn two batches of Basic Nutrition odourless garlic capsules, both with a ‘best before’ date of July 2015. The product contains soya, which isn’t listed on the label. If you’re allergic or sensitive to soya, don’t use this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Asda recalls Free From 5 Caramel Wafers

    Friday 3 August 2012

    Asda is recalling its Free From 5 Caramel Wafers, with a ‘best before’ date of 3 December 2012. Gluten (wheat) has been detected in some of this product, which is labelled as gluten-free. If you’re allergic to or intolerant of wheat or gluten, don’t eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Waitrose recalls tuna nicoise salad

    Wednesday 1 August 2012

    Waitrose is recalling Good to Go Tuna Nicoise Salad, with a 'use by' date of 3 August 2012, because of a packaging error. The product contains gluten (wheat) and milk not listed on the labelling. If you’re allergic to or intolerant of wheat or gluten and/or milk, don’t eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Morrisons recalls own-brand takeaway chicken piri-piri

    Monday 30 July 2012

    Morrisons is recalling its own-brand Takeaway Chicken Piri Piri, with a 'use by' date of 2 August 2012, because of a packaging error. The product may contain chicken korma, which includes nuts not listed in the allergy information box. If you're allergic to or intolerant of nuts don't eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Cambridge Weight Plan recalls Lactose-free Vanilla Drink

    Friday 20 July 2012

    Cambridge Weight Plan is recalling one batch of its Cambridge Weight Plan Lactose-free Vanilla Drink. The product contains milk, which isn’t mentioned on the label, and an incorrect lactose-free claim is included. If you’re allergic to or intolerant of lactose or milk, don’t drink this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Sainsbury's withdraws its 8 Chunky Caramel Chocolate Bars

    Friday 20 July 2012

    Sainsbury's is withdrawing all batches of its 8 Chunky Caramel Chocolate bars. The product contains peanuts, which isn't mentioned on the label. If you're allergic or sensitive to peanuts, don't eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Morrisons recalls one batch of own-brand pesto chicken pasta

    Friday 13 July 2012

    Morrisons is recalling one batch of its own-brand Pesto Chicken Pasta, with a 'use by' date of 20 July. The product contains prawn linguine with celery, instead of pesto chicken pasta. If you're allergic to or intolerant of shellfish (prawns) and/or celery, don't eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Moet Hennessy UK Ltd (Maison Krug) withdraws Krug Champagne

    Thursday 12 July 2012

    Moet Hennessy UK Ltd (Maison Krug) is withdrawing certain batches of its Krug Champagne. The products contain sulphites, which aren’t mentioned on the label. If you’re allergic to or intolerant of sulphites, don’t drink these products. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Buchanan's withdraws desiccated coconut

    Wednesday 11 July 2012

    Buchanan's is withdrawing all of its desiccated coconut with a 'best before' date of June 2013, which was initially distributed only in Northern Ireland. The product contains sulphites/sulphur dioxide, which isn't mentioned on the label. If you're allergic to or intolerant of sulphites/sulphur dioxide, don't eat this product. The Agency has issued a UK-wide Allergy Alert.

  • W. G. Buchanan's and Sons Limited withdraws batches of desiccated coconut due to incorrect allergen labelling

    Wednesday 11 July 2012

    Allergen: Sulphites / Sulphur Dioxide

  • Sainsbury's recalls own-brand pumpkin-filled pasta

    Wednesday 11 July 2012

    Sainsbury's is recalling its own-brand Taste the Difference Pumpkin Quadrotti pasta, with a 'use by' date of 17 July 2012, because of a packaging error. The pasta is filled with prawns instead of pumpkin, which isn't listed in the allergy information box. If you're allergic to or intolerant of shellfish, don't eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Co-op recalls own-brand Fairtrade chocolate

    Wednesday 4 July 2012

    Co-op has recalled two batches of Truly Irresistible Fairtrade Peruvian Dark Chocolate with Dried Sweetened Cranberries because of incorrect allergy information. The affected products contain milk chocolate instead of dark chocolate. If you’re allergic to or intolerant of milk, don’t eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Frozen Value withdraws additional ice cream products

    Wednesday 27 June 2012

    Frozen Value is withdrawing various ice cream products as they contain nuts, peanuts or sulphites that aren’t listed on the label. This is in addition to the previous withdrawal of Picard Chocolate and Pistachio Cones. If you’re allergic to nuts, sulphites or peanuts, do not eat these products. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Chocolate and pistachio ice cream cones withdrawn

    Friday 22 June 2012

    Frozen Value has withdrawn Picard Chocolate and Pistachio Cones because of incorrect allergy information on the product label. The affected products, with a ‘best before’ date of March 2013, contain traces of peanut that isn’t mentioned on the label. If you’re allergic to or intolerant of nuts, don’t eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Further batches of Pasaka Vermiseliai Pasta recalled

    Thursday 21 June 2012

    Further batches of Pasaka Vermiseliai Pasta have been recalled by Lituanica UK Ltd. The company is now recalling all batches with a 'best before' date up to and including 16 March 2014. The product is labelled as being egg free, but contains traces of egg. This means it's a possible risk to anyone with an allergy to or intolerance of egg. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Pasaka Vermiseliai Pasta recalled

    Monday 18 June 2012

    Lituanica UK Ltd has recalled Pasaka Vermiseliai Pasta (400g) with a ‘best before’ date of 16 March 2014, because the product is labelled as being egg free, but the product contains traces of egg. This means the product is a possible risk to anyone with an allergy to or intolerance of egg.

  • Morrisons recalls fresh carrot cake

    Monday 21 May 2012

    Morrisons is recalling its fresh carrot cake due to a packaging error. Some cake boxes with a 'use by' date of 24 or 26 May 2012, contain chocolate cake. The chocolate cake contains soya, resulting in incorrect allergen information. If you’re allergic or sensitive to soya, don’t eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Musgrave Retail withdraws more Italian Bolognese Ravioli

    Thursday 5 April 2012

    Musgrave Retail Partners NI is withdrawing all packs in Northern Ireland of another one of its products, Centra Italian Bolognese Ravioli, because it also contains celery, which is not mentioned in the allergy information box. If you’re allergic or intolerant to celery, don’t eat this product. The Agency has issued an updated Allergy Alert.

  • Creme D’Or withdraws Cafe Tasse Chocolat bar

    Thursday 5 April 2012

    Creme D’Or is withdrawing its Cafe Tasse Chocolat Fin Artisanal Noir 45g bar. Traces of milk have been found in the product, which hasn't been declared in the allergy information on the label. If you're allergic or intolerant to milk, you should not eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • TWI Foods recalls own-brand cookies and rusks

    Wednesday 4 April 2012

    TWI Foods is recalling all date codes of some of its own-brand Crispy cookies and rusks because they contain milk that isn't listed on the label. If you’re allergic or intolerant to milk, don’t eat these products. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Manning Impex withdraws Buenas Macapuno String Coconut Sport in Syrup

    Monday 2 April 2012

    Manning Impex has withdrawn jars of its Buenas brand Macapuno String Coconut Sport in Syrup, with a 'best before' end of August 2013. The product contains sulphur dioxide, which is not mentioned on the label. If you have a sensitivity to sulphites, don't eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Musgrave Retail withdraws Italian Bolognese Ravioli

    Friday 30 March 2012

    Musgrave Retail Partners GB is withdrawing all batches of its own-brand Supervalu Italian Bolognese Ravioli, which was only supplied to Budgens stores in the UK, because of inconsistent allergen labelling. The product contains celery, which isn’t listed in the allergy information box. If you’re allergic or intolerant to celery, don’t eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Sainsbury’s recalls own-brand vegetable samosas

    Thursday 29 March 2012

    Sainsbury’s is recalling one date code of its own-brand Indian 4 Vegetable Samosas. The pack may contain chicken samosas, with milk as an ingredient, instead of vegetable samosas. This means that milk is not listed on the label. If you’re allergic or intolerant to milk, don’t eat this product. The Agency has issued an allergy alert.

  • Morrisons recalls honey and mustard ham

    Thursday 22 March 2012

    Morrisons is recalling one date code of its own-brand honey and mustard ham because mustard is not mentioned in the allergen labelling box. If you have an allergy or intolerance to mustard, don’t eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Surya Foods withdraws additional products

    Friday 16 March 2012

    Surya Foods has withdrawn all batch codes of some additional J.F. Mills products due to incorrect allergen labelling, following an earlier limited withdrawal. The products contain wheat flour, which isn’t listed on the label. If you’re allergic or intolerant to wheat or gluten, don’t eat these products. The Agency has issued an updated Allergy Alert.

  • Lituanica recalls vanilla marshmallows

    Tuesday 6 March 2012

    Lituanica is recalling all batches of Arsenal brand vanilla marshmallows. The product contains peanuts, which isn’t mentioned on the label. If you’re allergic to peanuts, don’t eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Morrisons recalls own carvery cooked ham

    Monday 5 March 2012

    Morrisons is recalling its own-brand Carvery Cooked Ham because of incorrect allergy labelling. The product may contain mustard, which is not mentioned on the product label. This means the ham should not be eaten by anyone with an allergy or intolerance to mustard. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Surya Foods withdraws luxury cake mixes

    Thursday 1 March 2012

    Surya Foods is withdrawing two batches of J.F. Mills Rich 'n Moist Luxury Cake Mix due to incorrect allergen labelling. The products contain wheat flour that isn’t listed correctly on the label. If you’re allergic or intolerant to wheat or gluten, don’t eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Nisa withdraws Heritage Blueberry Muffins

    Thursday 1 March 2012

    Nisa is withdrawing one batch of its Heritage Blueberry Muffins, with a ‘best before’ date of 20 April 2012. Due to a packaging error, chocolate muffins have been packed in blueberry muffins film. The chocolate muffins contain soya, which isn't mentioned on the pack. If you’re allergic or intolerant to soya, don’t eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Waitrose recalls gammon in parsley sauce

    Wednesday 22 February 2012

    Waitrose is recalling its own-brand gammon in parsley sauce with a 'use by' date of 23 February 2012. The product may contain haddock instead of gammon, which isn’t listed on the label. If you’re allergic or intolerant to fish, don’t eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Asda recalls frozen white chocolate and raspberry cheesecake

    Monday 20 February 2012

    Asda is recalling its Frozen Extra Special (twin packs) Cheesecake White Chocolate and Raspberry due to a packaging error. The label doesn’t list egg and sulphur dioxide in the ingredients list. If you’re allergic or sensitive to eggs and sulphur dioxide, don’t eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Delight withdraws Periyar Fish Pickle and Prawn Pickle

    Monday 20 February 2012

    Delight Foods is withdrawing Periyar Fish Pickle and Periyar Prawn Pickle due to incorrect labelling. The products contain sesame oil, which has been listed as gingelly oil. This isn’t a common name for sesame so customers may not be aware of the allergen contained in the product. If you’re allergic to sesame, don’t eat these products. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Granovita withdraws mushroom pateole yeast spread

    Monday 13 February 2012

    Granovita is withdrawing one batch of its Mushroom Pateole Yeast Spread. The product contains levels of gluten that are above the limits allowed for foods to be labelled gluten-free. If you’re intolerant to gluten, don’t eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Waitrose recalls its Spiced King Prawn Salad

    Thursday 9 February 2012

    Waitrose has recalled all date codes of Waitrose Spiced King Prawn Salad because the product contains sesame seeds that were not declared on the label. This makes the product a potential health risk for people who are allergic to sesame. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Doves Farm withdraws some Chocolate and Crispy Rice Bars

    Thursday 9 February 2012

    Doves Farm has withdrawn some of its Chocolate and Crispy Rice Bars because they contain milk, which shouldn't be in the product. This makes the bars a potential health risk for people who are allergic or intolerant to milk or milk constituents. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Weetabix withdraws packs of Oatibix Bites

    Thursday 9 February 2012

    Weetabix is withdrawing some packs of its Oatibix Bites Sultana and Apple breakfast cereal because of incorrect allergen labelling. The packs, only on sale at Tesco, may contain wheat, which is not mentioned on the label. If you have an allergy or intolerance to wheat you should not eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Suma recalls organic pesto batch

    Thursday 9 February 2012

    Suma is recalling one batch of its Organic Pesto Alla Genovese with Basil, which is labelled as being suitable for vegans. The product contains milk, which isn't listed on the label. If you’re allergic or intolerant to milk or milk constituents, you're advised not to eat the product. The Agency has issued an allergy alert.

  • Virani withdraws gluten free gram flour

    Wednesday 8 February 2012

    Virani is withdrawing 2kg bags of its gram flour, labelled as gluten free, with a 'best before' end date of July 2013. The product contains levels of gluten that are above the limits set for foods labelled gluten free. If you’re intolerant to gluten, don’t eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Natco withdraws gluten free gram flour

    Tuesday 7 February 2012

    Natco is withdrawing one batch of its Gluten Free Gram Flour. The product contains low levels of gluten that are above the limits set for foods labelled gluten free. If you’re intolerant to gluten, don’t eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Asda recalls layered prawn salad

    Tuesday 31 January 2012

    Asda is withdrawing one date code of its layered prawn salad because it's labelled incorrectly. The label on the lid states that the product is Asda tuna layered salad, and so doesn’t mention prawns. If you’re allergic or intolerant to shellfish, don’t eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Doves Farm withdraws gluten-free buckwheat flour

    Friday 27 January 2012

    Doves Farm is withdrawing one batch of its gluten-free buckwheat flour because the product contains gluten. Although the level of gluten is low, it is above that allowed for the flour to be labelled gluten-free. If you’re intolerant to gluten, don’t eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Giants mixed dried fruit recalled

    Wednesday 18 January 2012

    UK Snacks has recalled Giants ‘Just Fruit’ mixed dried fruits because of incorrect allergy information. The affected products, with a ‘best before’ date of July 2012, contain sulphur dioxide not mentioned on the label. If you’re sensitive to sulphites don’t eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

  • Waitrose withdraws salmon and dill fishcakes

    Wednesday 11 January 2012

    Waitrose is withdrawing its own brand Essential Salmon and Dill Fishcakes because of incorrect allergy labelling. The fishcakes contain mustard, which isn’t mentioned on the label. If you’re allergic to or intolerant of mustard, you’re advised not to eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.