The Food Standards Agency has rescinded the recall of ground cumin sold by the Bart Ingredients Company. The product details can be found in the archived verision of the Allergy Alert originally published on 31 January 2015.
The Food Standards Agency has rescinded a recall of a batch of ground cumin sold by the Bart Ingredients Company. The affected product had tested positive for the presence of almond protein which is not declared on the label.
The Global Food Security programme is holding a community event on Monday 20 July 2015, for researchers to learn about a major new five-year interdisciplinary research programme called ‘Resilience of the UK food system in a Global Context’.
Clandeboye Agencies has recalled a batch of its Crunch Craving Yogurt Coated Raisins with a 'best before' end date of 31 October 2015 because some packs contain peanut, which is not mentioned on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk to anyone with an allergy to peanuts.
Lidl UK is recalling Kania Crispy Fried Onions, 150g, with labelling not in English, because it contains wheat (gluten) which is not mentioned in English on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten.
The FSA has welcomed the recommendations of the second report on the transparent use of evidence in decision making, published today, and has committed to developing and piloting approaches to see what works best in practice.
FSA Chair, Tim Bennett has announced the appointment of Professor Miren Iturriza-Gómara and Mr Alec Kyriakides as well as two reappointments to the Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food (ACMSF). The ACMSF provides the Agency with independent advice on the microbiological safety of food.
Sim’s Foods has recalled one batch of Samosaco Gluten Free Onion Bhajee Mix because it contains elevated levels of gluten. The products are labelled as gluten free, making them a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to cereals containing gluten.
Sainsbury’s has recalled its Vegetable Ravioli in Tomato & Herb Sauce with a ‘best before’ date of end of October 2016, as it may contain Vegetable Spaghetti Bolognese, which contains soya and celery not mentioned on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone who has an allergy to soya and/or celery.
The Wine Society is recalling bottles of its ‘Prosecco Brut i Duecento’ after reports of some bottles shattering. If you have bought the product, do not drink it. The FSA has issued a Product Recall Information Notice.