Coco Cafe Mocha recalled

Last updated:
18 July 2013
allergy alert
All Market Europe Ltd is recalling a date code of Coco Cafe Mocha, because the product has been found to contain milk, which is not declared on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for those with an allergy or intolerance to milk, or its constituents. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

Product

The product being recalled is:

  • Coco Cafe Mocha, 330 ml
  • ‘Best before’ date: 8 April 2014
  • Batch code: L130960E

All Market Europe Ltd (Coco Cafe) has recalled the above product from sale. This product is sold by Waitrose only and point-of-sale notices have been displayed in Waitrose stores. The company has also contacted the relevant allergy support organisations, which will tell their members about the recall.

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