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Waitrose recalls Chicken Kofta Kebabs with Spicy Zhoug because of undeclared milk

England, Wales and Scotland specific

Waitrose is recalling Waitrose Chicken Kofta Kebabs with Spicy Zhoug because they contain milk which is not mentioned on the label. Due to a packaging error some packs may have been filled with an incorrect product. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.

Product details

Waitrose Chicken Kofta Kebabs with Spicy Zhoug
Pack size 110g
Use by 27 May 2021
Allergens Milk

Risk statement

Allergen(s): Milk

This product contains milk making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.

Action taken by the company

Waitrose is recalling the above product from customers and has 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 an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents, do not eat it. Instead package up the item and return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

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 Then it might be 'withdrawn' (taken off the shelves) or 'recalled' (when customers are asked to return the product). Sometimes foods have to be withdrawn or recalled if there is a risk to consumers because the allergy labelling is missing or incorrect or if there is any other food allergy risk.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-31-2021