TRS Wholesale Ltd recalls TRS Whole Chillies Extra Hot because of the levels of aflatoxins in excess of legal limits

Last updated:
31 August 2017
product recall
TRS Wholesale Ltd recalls TRS Whole Chillies Extra Hot because aflatoxins have been found above the maximum permitted level in the product.

Product details

Product: TRS Whole Chillies Extra Hot
Pack size: 50g
‘Best before’: 28 February 2019
Batch code: P170221 

No other TRS Wholesale Ltd products are known to be affected

Risk

TRS Wholesale Ltd has recalled the above product as the product is not in compliance with the maximum level for aflatoxins. Aflatoxins are a type of toxin found naturally in some foods that have been linked with cancer when eaten at high levels.

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought this product do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

Action taken by the company

TRS Wholesale Ltd is recalling the above product. Point of sale notices will be displayed in their cash and carry premises that are selling these products. These notices explain to customers why the products are being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product. Please see the attached notice.

About product recalls and withdrawals

If there is a problem with a food product that means it should not be sold, then it might be 'withdrawn' (taken off the shelves) or 'recalled' (when customers are asked to return the product). The FSA issues Product Withdrawal Information Notices and Product Recall Information Notices to let consumers and local authorities know about problems associated with food. In some cases, a 'Food Alert for Action' is issued. This provides local authorities with details of specific action to be taken on behalf of consumers.

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Ref: FSA-PRIN-35-2017