Lidl recalls Alesto Snacking Pockets range due to undeclared nuts and sulphites

Last updated:
10 November 2017
allergy alert
Lidl is recalling three varieties of its Alesto Snacking Pockets because the labelling is not in English. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone who has an allergy to nuts and/or a sensitivity to sulphite dioxide/sulphites.

Product details

Product: Alesto – Summertime Strawberry & Nut (Seriously Berry)
Pack size: 25g
Allergen: Cashew nuts

Product: Alesto – Crunchy Seed & Nut 
Pack size: 25g
Allergen: Cashew nuts, almonds

Product: Alesto – Golden Fruit & Nut 
Pack size: 25g
Allergen: Sulphur dioxide, hazelnuts

No other Lidl Alesto Snacking pockets products are known to be affected.

Risk

Nuts (Cashew Nuts, almonds, hazelnuts) and sulphur dioxide

These products contain cashew nuts, almond, hazelnuts and sulphur dioxide making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to nuts and sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites.

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought any of the above product and have an allergy to either nuts and/or sulphur dioxide do not eat it. Instead return them to the store from where they were bought for a full refund.

Action taken by the company

Lidl is recalling the above products from customers and have informed 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/products are being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product(s). Please see the attached notice.