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Sainsbury’s recalls its Fruit and Honey Seed Mix due to undeclared nuts

Sainsbury’s is recalling its Fruit and Honey Seed Mix because a small number of packets may contain almonds and cashew nuts which are not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to nuts.

Product details

Best before September 2018

Risk statement

Allergen(s): Nuts

This product may contain almond and cashew nuts making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to nuts.

Action taken by the company

Sainsbury’s is recalling the above product from customers and has contacted 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 to nuts, do not eat it. Instead return it to the Sainsbury’s 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 Then it might be 'withdrawn' (taken off the shelves) or 'recalled' (when customers are asked to return the product). Sometimes foods have to be withdrawn or recalled if there is a risk to consumers because the allergy labelling is missing or incorrect or if there is any other food allergy risk.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-48-2018