News: Northern Ireland

Orthodox Coconut Palm brand Coconut Juice recalled due to undeclared milk

15 December 2015
Orthodox Coconut Palm brand Coconut Juice is recalled from consumers because the product contains milk protein, which is not mentioned in the ingredients list. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone who is allergic to or intolerant of milk or its constituents.

Educating in Excellence

9 December 2015
The FSA in NI facilitated a half day training event for district council Environmental Health Officers (EHOs) on 25th November 2015.

Cow & Gate recalls its Sunny Start My First Banana Muesli from 10 Months

30 October 2015
Cow & Gate is recalling one batch of its Sunny Start My First Banana Muesli from 10 months on a precautionary basis because of complaints regarding insects found in the product. The company has advised that this product should not be consumed, in case other packs in the batch are affected.

SuperValu ‘Natural Yogurt with Granola’ and ‘Strawberry Yogurt with Granola’ recalled because peanut is not mentioned

28 October 2015
SuperValu is recalling its ‘Natural Yogurt with Granola’ and ‘Strawberry Yogurt with Granola’ as the granola contains low levels of peanut which is not mentioned in the ingredient list. This means the affected pots are a possible health risk for anyone who is allergic to peanuts. The products are only known to have been distributed in Northern Ireland.

Glenisk ‘Honey 0% Fat Organic Yogurt with Granola’ and ‘Natural 0% Fat Organic Yogurt with Granola’ recalled because peanut is not mentioned

28 October 2015
Glenisk is recalling its ‘Honey 0% Fat Organic Yogurt with Granola’ and ‘Natural 0% Fat Organic Yogurt with Granola’ as the granola contains low levels of peanut which is not mentioned on the labelling. This may make the implicated batches a possible health risk for consumers who are allergic to peanuts. The products are only known to have been distributed in Northern Ireland.

Fitter future for all thanks to MenuCal

24 September 2015
Today, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in NI launched its free business tool, MenuCal, designed to help caterers manage allergen information and calculate calories for the food they serve. Displaying this information can improve consumers’ diets by helping them make healthier choices.

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