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Supernutrients recalls Organic Chlorella Powder due to undeclared sulphites

Supernutrients are recalling a batch of Organic Chlorella Powder because the product contains sulphites which are not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk to individuals with a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites.

Product details

Organic Chlorella Powder
Pack size 5kg
Batch code O-CH-DF-160330
Best before 31 March 2019

Risk statement

Allergen(s): Sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites.

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

Action taken by the company

Supernutrients 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 recall notice to its customers. These notices explain to customers why the product is being recalled and tells them what to do if they have bought the product.

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product and have a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites, do not consume it. Instead 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 Then it might be 'withdrawn' (taken off the shelves) or 'recalled' (when customers are asked to return the product). Sometimes foods have to be withdrawn or recalled if there is a risk to consumers because the allergy labelling is missing or incorrect or if there is any other food allergy risk.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-45-2018