Garth Bakery is recalling its Chocolate Sponge Cake because it contains soya which is not mentioned on the labelling. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to soya.
Coffee#1 is recalling all of its Gluten and Dairy-free Hazelnut & Praline Brownies because the product contains milk. This means the product could pose a possible health risk to anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk.
The FSA has today published the new Science Report by its Chief Scientific Adviser Professor Guy Poppy. In this third issue of the Science Report, Professor Poppy looks at whole-genome sequencing, the science of mapping the genetic make-up of micro-organisms, and how this new technology can help the FSA’s work to ensure food is safe and authentic.
The manufacturer, Melrose and Morgan, is recalling its Christmas Puddings produced for Selfridges, with a ‘best before’ date of 30 April 2016, due to the presence of mould. Although Christmas puddings are a seasonal product and it is likely that they will already have been eaten, some may still be held by consumers, as the 'best before' date is still current.
Lidl UK has taken the precautionary step of recalling Mars 6 pack chocolate bars (270g) and Snickers 6 pack chocolate bars (300g), supplied by Mars Chocolate Germany, because they possibly contain pieces of plastic.
Boulder Brands UK Ltd, Asda and Tesco are recalling certain bread products with a 'best before' date of 22 February 2016 or earlier, because a seed mix ingredient contained undeclared sesame seeds. Some of the products listed are known to have been manufactured with a sesame seed ingredient and others may have been cross-contaminated with it.