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Lidl GB recalls Starovice Czech Lager 5.0% because of undeclared sulphur dioxide

Last updated: 18 May 2022

Lidl GB is recalling Starovice Czech Lager 5.0% because it contains sulphur dioxide which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites.

Product details

Starovice Czech Lager 5.0%
Pack size 500ml
Best before 16 October 2022

Risk statement

Allergen(s): Sulphur Dioxide

This product contains sulphur dioxide, making it a possible health risk for anyone with a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites.

Action taken by the company

Lidl GB is recalling the above product from customers and been advised to contact the relevant allergy support organisations, which will tell their members about the recall. The company has also issued a point-of-sale notice to its customers. These notices explain to customers why the product is being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product. Please see the attached notice.

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product and have a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites, do not drink it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund. For further information, please contact Lidl GB Customer Services on 0370 444 1234 or customer.services@lidl.co.uk

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About allergy alerts

Sometimes there will be a problem with a food product that means it should not be sold. Then it might be 'withdrawn' (taken off the shelves) or 'recalled' (when customers are asked to return the product). Sometimes foods have to be withdrawn or recalled if there is a risk to consumers because the allergy labelling is missing or incorrect or if there is any other food allergy risk. When there is a food allergy risk, the FSA will issue an Allergy Alert.

Ref: FSA-AA-17-2022