Last updated on 6 December 2013

ASDA withdraws four of its own brand breakfast cereals due to undeclared risk of cross-contamination with traces of peanuts and nuts

Allergen: Peanuts and nuts

Ref AT/2013

Risk

There is a risk that these products could be cross-contaminated with peanuts and nuts, which have not been declared on the label. This means the products are a possible health risk to anyone with an allergy to peanuts and/or nuts.

Product identification

ASDA Chosen By You Honey Hoops
Pack size: 375g
'Best before' date: all date codes

ASDA Chosen By You Choco Balls
Pack size: 375g
'Best before' date: all date codes

ASDA Chosen By You Choco Curls
Pack size: 375g
'Best before' date: all date codes

ASDA Chosen By You Golden Balls
Pack size: 375g
'Best before' date: all date codes

Action taken by the company

The company has withdrawn the above products from sale. Customer notices are being displayed in stores to alert consumers to the reasons for the withdrawal and to explain the actions they can take if they have purchased these products. Copies of the point-of-sale notices are attached to this alert. In addition, the company has contacted the relevant allergy support organisations, which will inform their at-risk members of the withdrawal.

No other ASDA products are known to be affected.

Advice to consumers

Customers with an allergy to peanuts and/or nuts are advised not to eat these products but to return them to the nearest ASDA store for a full refund. Customers can also contact the ASDA Customer Relations by phoning 0800 952 0101.