Poundstretcher recalls Chocolate Crème Oreos because of incorrect allergen labelling

Last updated:
16 February 2017
allergy alert
Poundstretcher is recalling Chocolate Crème Oreos because they contain wheat (gluten) and milk which are not correctly declared on the ingredient label applied by Poundstretcher.

This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten, and /or an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.

Product details

Product: Chocolate Crème Oreo 176g
Pack size: 4
Best before end dates: April, May, July and August 2017
EAN barcode: 7622300360375

No other Oreo products, or products sold by Poundstretcher, are known to be affected.

Risk

Wheat (gluten), Milk

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

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product and have an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten and/or milk or milk constituents, do not eat it. Instead return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

Action taken by the company

Poundstretcher is recalling the above product from customers and been advised to contact the relevant allergy support organisations. 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. 

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 Then it might be 'withdrawn' (taken off the shelves) or 'recalled' (when customers are asked to return the product). Sometimes foods have to be withdrawn or recalled if there is a risk to consumers because the allergy labelling is missing or incorrect or if there is any other food allergy risk.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.

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Ref: FSA-AA-12-2017