Last updated on 28 December 2012

SuperValu Salted Peanuts recalled

Budgens, Londis and SuperValu have recalled some of their SuperValu Salted Peanuts, because one batch of the product has been found to contain aflatoxins at levels higher than the regulatory limits. The levels of aflatoxins found are not considered a safety risk. However, if you have bought any of the product do not eat it. The Agency has issued a Product Recall Information Notice.

Product details

SuperValu Salted Peanuts (200g)

  • 'Best before' 30 April 2013
  • Batch code 022154

Budgens, Londis and Supervalu have recalled the affected batch of product from consumers. Product recall notices have been displayed in stores that sell the product, explaining to customers the reason for the recall.

Customers who have purchased the above product are advised not consume it but to return it to the store to obtain a full refund.

No other Budgens, Londis or SuperValu products are known to be affected.

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