Gardiners of Scotland recalls Gardiners Scottish Macaroon Bars due to undeclared soya

England specific
14 November 2018

Gardiners of Scotland Ltd is recalling Gardiners Scottish Macaroon Bars because they contain soya which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to soya.

Product details

Gardiners Scottish Macaroon Bars

Pack size 85g
Batch code 117078
Best before 18/11/2018

Gardiners Scottish Macaroon Bars

Pack size 85g
Batch code 124078
Best before 25/11/2018

Gardiners Scottish Macaroon Bars

Pack size 85g
Batch code 114088
Best before 15/12/2018

Gardiners Scottish Macaroon Bars

Pack size 85g
Batch code 120088
Best before 21/12/2018

Gardiners Scottish Macaroon Bars

Pack size 85g
Batch code 103098
Best before 04/01/2019

Gardiners Scottish Macaroon Bars

Pack size 85g
Batch code 118098
Best before 19/01/2019

Gardiners Scottish Macaroon Bars

Pack size 85g
Batch code 102108
Best before 03/02/2019

Risk statement

Allergen(s): Soya

This product contains soya making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to soya.

Action taken by the company

Gardiners of Scotland Ltd 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 tells 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 soya, 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 Then it might be 'withdrawn' (taken off the shelves) or 'recalled' (when customers are asked to return the product). Sometimes foods have to be withdrawn or recalled if there is a risk to consumers because the allergy labelling is missing or incorrect or if there is any other food allergy risk.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-89-2018