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Lakeland recalls Flower & White Bake On Strong White Bread Flour because of undeclared wheat (gluten).

Lakeland is recalling Flower & White, Bake On Strong White Bread Flour because it contains wheat (gluten). A limited batch of this product was mislabelled as gluten free on the rear of the packet. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten.

Product details

Flower & White, Bake On Strong White Bread Flour
Pack size 1.5kg
Best before 01 May 2021 & 01 June 2021
Allergens Gluten (wheat)

Risk statement

Allergen(s): Wheat (gluten)

This product contains wheat (gluten) making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to gluten.

Action taken by the company

Lakeland is recalling the above product from customers and have 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 gluten, do not eat 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 Then it might be 'withdrawn' (taken off the shelves) or 'recalled' (when customers are asked to return the product). Sometimes foods have to be withdrawn or recalled if there is a risk to consumers because the allergy labelling is missing or incorrect or if there is any other food allergy risk.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-71-2020