Last updated on 25 October 2013
Whitworths Ltd withdraws all date codes of its own brand Ground Almonds due to undeclared traces of peanut
The product contains traces of peanut, which have not been declared on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk to anyone with an allergy to peanuts.
Product: Whitworths Ground Almonds
Pack sizes: 100g, 150g and 1kg
'Best before' date: all date codes
Action taken by the company
The company has withdrawn the above products from sale. In addition, Whitworths Ltd has contacted the relevant allergy support organisations, which will inform their at-risk members of the withdrawal.
No other Whitworths Ltd products are known to be affected.
Advice to consumers
Customers with an allergy to peanuts are advised not to eat these products but to return them to the store where purchased for a full refund. Whitworths customer services can also be contacted on 0800 9177424.