The Food Standards Agency has today published the findings from two recent projects which looked at whether audit data collected by food businesses could be used by local authorities to check food hygiene standards and decide ratings.
Food Standards Agency Chair Heather Hancock has announced the appointment of a Chair and seven members to the Agency’s new Science Council. The Council will provide high-level, expert and independent advice and challenge to the Agency on how it uses science to underpin its work.
Tesco is recalling all date codes of Spaghetti Bolognese (frozen) because it contains egg which is not on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to egg.
Zipvit Ltd is recalling ZV Whey Protein 80 because it contains milk which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.
The product was mainly sold via the company’s websites www.zipvitsport.co.uk and www.zipvit.co.uk but also in their factory shop.
Uncle Roy's is recalling Natural Bitter Almond Extract because it contains nuts which are not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to nuts.
Quorn Foods Ltd is recalling a batch code of its frozen Meat Free Mince because it may contain small pieces of metal. The affected product was only on sale at Tesco from 27 February 2017 to 1 March 2017. The FSA has issued an updated Product Recall information Notice.
Lotus Bakeries UK Ltd is recalling various batch codes of Lotus Biscoff Crunchy Biscuit Spread because it may contain small pieces of metal. This product was sold at Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Asda, Waitrose, Ocado and Nisa stores. In addition, batch number 7005109 with ‘best before’ date 5 February 2018 has also been sold through East End Foods.
Pets at Home is recalling four lines of its AVA dry cat food products because there are lower levels of thiamine (Vitamin B1) present than specified in the recipe. Your cat should not eat affected product batches. The FSA is issuing this product recall notice because we are responsible for animal feed regulations and enforcement of pet food labelling through local authorities in England and Wales.
Waitrose is recalling a batch of its Frozen 2 Breaded Haddock Fillets because it was incorrectly packaged with battered haddock fillets, which contain milk and mustard. This means the product contains undeclared mustard and milk and this is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to mustard, and/or an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.