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  • The Food Standards Agency issues information about product withdrawals and recalls to let consumers and local authorities know about problems associated with food
  • When these are related to gluten or if they are specific to gluten free products we let you know here

Lidl Ireland recalls Duc de Coeur Macarons - 07 June 2018

Lidl Ireland is recalling Duc de Coeur Macarons because they contain almond, wheat, milk, eggs, pistachio and barley and may contain lupin, other nuts, peanuts and sesame, which are not written in English in the ingredients list. The product is sold in Lidl stores in Northern Ireland.

Product details

Duc de Coeur Macarons

Pack size: 120g

No other Lidl Ireland products are known to be affected.

Risk statement

Allergen(s): Almond, wheat, milk, eggs, pistachio, barley, lupin, other nuts, peanuts and sesame.

The product contains almond, wheat, milk, eggs, pistachio and barley and may contain lupin, other nuts, peanuts and sesame, making them a possible health risk for anyone with coeliac disease, an allergy to peanuts, nuts, lupin or sesame and/or an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents, wheat (gluten), egg and/or barley.

Recall notice: Duc de Coeur Macarons

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product and have coeliac disease, an allergy to peanuts, nuts, lupin or sesame and/or an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents, wheat (gluten), egg and/or barley, do not eat them. Instea

Yorkshire Game 17 recalls Wild Venison Burgers - 14 May 2018

Yorkshire Game 17 Ltd is recalling Wild Venison Burgers because they contain soya, sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites, and wheat (gluten), which are not emphasised correctly on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten, an allergy to soya, or a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites. The product was sold in Asda stores.

Product details

  • Wild Venison Burgers
  • Pack size 227g
  • Batch code 12318
  • Use by description 13 May 2018

No other Yorkshire Game 17 products are known to be affected.

Risk statement

Soya, sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites, and wheat (gluten)

This product contains soya, sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites, and wheat (gluten) making it a possible health risk for anyone with coeliac disease, an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten, an allergy to soya, or a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites.

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product and have coeliac disease, an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten, an allergy to soya, or a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites to soya, sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites, or wheat (gluten), do not eat it. Instead return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

BOL Foods recalls BOL Caribbean Jerk Curry because of milk and barley - 2 May 2018

BOL Foods is recalling BOL Caribbean Jerk Curry because it contains milk and barley which are not mentioned on the label.

This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with coeliac disease, an allergy or intolerance to barley or gluten or an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.

Product details

  • BOL Caribbean Jerk Curry
  • Pack size 345g
  • Use by 5 May 2018

No other BOL Foods products are known to be affected.

Risk statement

Milk, Barley (gluten)

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

Please see the attached point of sale notice.

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product and have an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents or an allergy or intolerance to barley or gluten do not eat it. Instead return it to the store from where it was bought or contact BOL Foods (hello@bolfoods.com) for a full refund. The affected product has only been sold on Ocado online and in Tesco stores.

Windmill Organics Ltd recalls Biona Organic Spelt Lasagne Sheets -  25 April 2018

Windmill Organics Ltd is recalling its Biona Organic Spelt Lasagne Sheets because the product contains undeclared wheat which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product poses a health risk for anyone with coeliac disease or an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten.

Product details

  • Biona Organic Spelt Lasagne Sheets
  • Pack size 250g
  • Best before description 12 October 2020 and 18 January 2021

No other Windmill Organics Ltd products are known to be affected.

Risk

Wheat (gluten)

This product may contain wheat making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten.

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product and have coeliac disease or an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten, do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought.

Innovative Bites and American Fizz recall Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bites due to undeclared and incorrect labelling of allergens- 16 April 2018

Innovative Bites and American Fizz are recalling Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bites because they may contain egg and wheat which are not (or not correctly) mentioned on the packaging. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to egg, wheat or gluten.

Product details

  • Product: Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bites
  • Pack size: 88g
  • Best Before: 09/02/2019
  • Batch Codes: All batches

No other Innovative Bites or American Fizz products are known to be affected.

Risk

Egg and wheat

This product may contain egg and wheat making it a possible health risk for anyone with coeliac disease, an allergy or intolerance to egg and/or an allergy to wheat and/or an intolerance to gluten.

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product and have coeliac disease, or an allergy or intolerance to egg, wheat or gluten do not eat it. Instead return it to the place from where it was bought for a full refund.

Lidl Ireland recalls Deluxe Wild Salmon as allergenic ingredients are not declared in English - 29 March 2018

Lidl Ireland is recalling two varieties of Deluxe Wild Salmon because they contain wheat (gluten), fish, milk, egg and mustard which are not mentioned in English on the label. This means the products are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to fish or mustard and /or coeliac disease or an allergy or intolerance to wheat, gluten, egg, milk or milk constituents.

Product details

Product: Deluxe Wild Salmon with Spinach
Pack size: 700g
​'Best before' date:  25 July 2019

Product: Deluxe Wild Salmon with Dill Sauce
Pack size: 700g
​'Best before' date:  25 July 2019

No other Lidl Ireland products are known to be affected.

Risk

Wheat (gluten), Egg, Fish, Milk, Mustard

These products contain wheat (gluten), fish, milk, egg and mustard making them a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to fish or mustard and /or coeliac disease or an allergy or intolerance to wheat, gluten, egg, milk or milk constituents.

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought the above products and have an allergy to fish or mustard and /or coeliac disease or an allergy or intolerance to wheat, gluten, egg, milk or milk constituents, do not eat them. Instead return them to the store from where they were bought for a full refund.

Ultralife recalls various Detox Drinks and Food Supplements - 16 March 2018

Ultralife is recalling five varieties of their food supplement products because they contain Wheat (gluten), Milk, Nuts, Eggs and Soya that are not declared on the label. Different products contain different allergens.

Product details

A list of affected products, the undeclared allergen(s) and the possible health risk is included below.

  • Product: Ultralife Detox Total Cleansing & Detoxifying Drink, (all flavours affected) 
  • Allergen not declared on the label: Nuts 
  • Pack size: All pack sizes 
  • ‘Best before’ date: All dates 
  • Batch codes: All batches
  • Product: Ultralife Performance Protein, (all flavours affected) 
  • Allergen not declared on the label: Egg, milk, wheat, (gluten) and soya 
  • Pack size: All pack sizes 
  • ‘Best before’ date: All dates 
  • Batch codes: All batches
  • Product: Ultralife Performance Lean Gain, (all flavours affected) 
  • Allergen not declared on the label: Egg, milk and wheat, (gluten) 
  • Pack size: All pack sizes 
  • ‘Best before’ date: All dates 
  • Batch codes: All batches
  • Product: Ultralife Slim Shake, (all flavours affected) 
  • Allergen not declared on the label: Soya 
  • Pack size: All pack sizes 
  • ‘Best before’ date: All dates 
  • Batch codes: All batches
  • Product: Ultralife Fitnesshake Healthy Meal Replacement, (all flavours affected) 
  • Allergen not declared on the label: Soya 
  • Pack size: All pack sizes 
  • ‘Best before’ date: All dates
  • Batch codes: All batches

No other Ultralife products are known to be affected at this time

Risk

Wheat (gluten), Milk, Eggs, Nuts, Soya

The products listed contain wheat (gluten), milk, eggs, nuts and soya making them a possible health risk for anyone with coeliac disease and/or an allergy or intolerance to:

  • wheat or gluten and/or
  • an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents and/or
  • an allergy or intolerance to eggs and/or
  • an allergy to nuts and/or
  • an allergy to soya.

The product list provides details of the undeclared allergen(s) in each affected product.

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought any of the above products and have coeliac disease and/or an allergy or intolerance to the following then do not eat them:

  • wheat or gluten and/or
  • an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents and/or
  • an allergy or intolerance to eggs and/or
  • an allergy to nuts and/or
  • an allergy to soya.

Instead return the product(s) to the store from where they were bought for a full refund.

Lidl Ireland recalls Grafschafter Garlic Baguettes and Herb Baguettes as allergenic ingredients are not declared in English - 08 March 2018

Lidl Ireland is recalling two varieties of butter baguettes because they contain wheat (gluten), rye (gluten) and milk and may contain mustard, sesame and soya, none of which are written in English on the label.

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

Product details

Product: Garlic Baguettes (Knoblauch Butter Baguette)
Brand: Grafschafter
Pack size: 350g (2x175g)
‘Best before’ date: All dates
Batch codes: All batches  

Product: Herb Baguettes (Krauter Butter Baguette)
Brand: Grafschafter
Pack size: 350g (2x175g)
‘Best before’ date: All dates
Batch codes: All batches 

No other Lidl Ireland products are known to be affected.

Risk

Wheat (gluten), Rye (gluten), Milk, Mustard, Sesame, Soya

These products contain wheat (gluten), rye (gluten) and milk and may contain mustard, sesame and soya making them a possible health risk for anyone with coeliac disease or an allergy or intolerance to wheat, rye or gluten and/or an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents and/or an allergy to mustard, sesame and soya.

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought the above products and have coeliac disease or an allergy or intolerance to wheat, rye or gluten and/or an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents or an allergy to mustard, sesame or soya, do not eat them. Instead return them to the store from where they were bought for a full refund.

Lidl recalls Favorina Dip Eggs as allergens are not declared in English - 26 February 2018

Lidl is recalling two varieties of Favorina Dip Eggs because they contain milk and may contain other allergens, which are not are not written in English.

Product details

  • Favorina Dip Eggs Cocoa Crème
  • Pack size: 144g (4x36g)
  • ‘Best before’ date: 30.07.2018
  • Batch code: L1506A7LP
  • Allergens: milk; may contain: cereals containing gluten, egg, peanut, soya, nuts
  • Favorina Dip Eggs Milk Crème​
  • Pack size: 144g (4x36g)
  • ‘Best before’ date: 30.07.2018
  • Batch code: L1506A7LP
  • ​Allergens: milk; may contain: cereals containing gluten, egg, peanut, soya, nuts.

No other Lidl products are known to be affected.

Click to view the product recall notice.

Risk

These products contain milk making them a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.

They may also pose a risk to anyone with an allergy or intolerance to: cereals containing gluten, egg, peanut, soya and nuts.

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought the above products and have an allergy or intolerance to the allergens above, do not eat them. Instead return them to the store from where they were bought for a full refund.

Excessive levels of gluten in gluten free Trafo tortilla chips - 22 February 2018

FZ Organic Food BV in the Netherlands are recalling some batches of Trafo tortilla chips due to the presence of gluten. This means the products are a possible health risk for anyone with coeliac disease or an intolerance to gluten. The products have been sold in the UK by Suma Wholefoods and Unicorn Grocery.

Product details

  • Product: Trafo Tortilla Chips - Chilli
  • Best before: 29 July 2018
  • Pack size: 75g
  • Sold by: Suma Wholefoods
  • Product: Trafo Tortilla Chips - Natural
  • Best before: 11 August 2018
  • Pack size: 75g
  • Sold by: Suma Wholefoods and Unicorn Grocery

No other Trafo products are known to be affected.

Risk

These products contain gluten making them a possible health risk for anyone with coeliac disease or an intolerance to gluten.

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought any of the above products and have an intolerance to gluten or coeliac disease do not eat it. Instead return it to the store from where it was bought.

Gluten Free Foods Ltd recalls Barkat Organic Gluten Free Porridge Flakes - 12 February 2018

Gluten Free Foods Ltd is recalling one batch of Barkat Organic Gluten Free Porridge Flakes because the product may contain moths and moth larvae.

Product details

  • Product: Barkat Organic Gluten Free Porridge Flakes
  • Pack size: 500g
  • Best before date: 06 October 2018

No other Barkat products are known to be affected.

Risk

Barkat Organic Gluten Free Porridge is being recalled because of contamination by moths and moth larvae.

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought any of the above product do not eat it. Instead, return it to where it was bought for a full refund.

Action taken by the company

Gluten Free Foods Ltd is recalling the above product and have written to their affected customers providing a product recall notice to advise of this issue, as well as publishing the details of the recall on their website. You can view the notice at www.food.gov.uk/sites/default/files/recallglutenfreefoodsltd.pdf

Possible presence of gluten in Gluten Free Amaizin Organic Corn products - 05 February 2018

Some batches of Gluten Free Amaizin Organic Corn products are being recalled due to the presence of gluten. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to gluten.

Product details

ProductPack sizeBatch/Lot code

Amaizin Organic Chilli Corn Chips

75g

37332

Amaizin Organic Paprika Corn Chips

75g

37332

Amaizin Organic Natural Corn Chips

150g

37331

Amaizin Organic Tomato Corn Rolls

100g

37333

Amaizin Organic Nacho Corn Chips

150g

37333

 No other Amaizin products are known to be affected.

Risk

Gluten

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

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product and have an allergy or intolerance to gluten do not eat it.

Marks & Spencer recall 2 Gluten Free Scotch Eggs due to the presence of gluten - 25 January 2018

Marks & Spencer has withdrawn its 2 Gluten Free Scotch Eggs (227g) due the presence of gluten being found in a small number of packs by their quality control checks.

Product details

  • Product: 2 Gluten Free Scotch Eggs
  • Pack size: 227g
  • 'Use by' dates: All date codes up to, and including, Use By 29/01/2018
  • Unique product code: 00975339

No other M&S products are affected. 

Risk

This product may contain gluten, making it a possible health risk for anyone with coeliac disease or an allergy or intolerance to gluten.

Our advice to consumers

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

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