Asda is recalling its Egg Salad Sandwich because it contains milk which is not mentioned on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk to anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or its constituents.
Lidl Ireland has recalled one batch of its Freeway Red Lemonade, as a precautionary measure, following complaints of undesirable odours and flavours. Lidl has investigated this issue and noted it is a quality issue and not a safety issue.
The FSA welcomed this week’s successful prosecution of a slaughterhouse operative in Staffordshire. Mr Anthony Bagshaw was sentenced to 10 months imprisonment at Stafford Crown Court. The case, prosecuted with the Crown Prosecution Service, is a significant landmark for the FSA in the successful use of covert footage captured by an animal rights organisation as evidence in a criminal case.
Recent media coverage has suggested that we would no longer be collecting data on the numbers of animals killed by non-stun slaughter in UK abattoirs. No such change was ever planned. It has always been our intention to continue collecting information on the numbers of animals that are slaughtered in abattoirs without being stunned and releasing it publicly.
TNS BMRB conducted research with NI consumers about their understanding of retail food labelling information, how this influences their behaviour and their concerns and priorities around labelling information.
The research involved a combination of eight focus group discussions; eight accompanied shops and a survey using the FSA online panel.
Blossom Cottage is recalling a batch of its Morello Cherry Cordial 500ml bottles because fermentation has occurred in some of the bottles. The affected batch was sold in Sainsbury’s stores. If you have bought this product with a batch number between 2000 16203 and 2230 16203, do not attempt to open the bottle or drink the contents.
Feeding the World International Ltd trading as Get Stuffed is recalling a variety of its Delicious Indian Cuisine on the Go products because their shelf-lives have been extended and so they could potentially pose a risk to human health. The affected products should also display a ‘use by’ date on the label rather than a ‘best before’ date.