Food Alerts

  • 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 will let you know here
  • You can subscribe to get these alerts straight to your inbox from the Food Standards Agency
LIDL recalls Alpenfest Pretzel Ice Cream because allergens are not declared in English - 14th October 2019

LIDL GB is recalling Alpenfest Pretzel Ice Cream because it contains wheat, egg, hazelnut, milk and soya, which are not provided in English on the label. The product may also contain other nuts, peanuts and sesame, which are also not provided in English on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to egg, milk or milk constituents, wheat or gluten, or an allergy to soya, sesame, hazelnuts, peanuts or other nuts.

Product Details

Product: Alpenfest Pretzel Ice Cream
Pack size: 500 ml
Best before: 28 February 2021

No other LIDL GB products are known to be affected.

Risk Statement

This product contains wheat, egg, hazelnut, milk and soya and may also contain other nuts, peanuts and sesame. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with coeliac disease or an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten, egg, milk or milk constituents, or an allergy to soya, sesame, hazelnuts, peanuts or other nuts.

Action taken by the company

LIDL GB is recalling the above product from customers and has been advised to contact 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 being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product.

Customer Notice: Alpenfest Pretzel Ice Cream recall

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product and have coeliac disease or an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten, egg, milk or milk constituents, or an allergy to soya, sesame, hazelnuts, peanuts or other nuts do not eat it. Instead return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

 
Focused Nutrition recalls Choc Chip Flapjack because of incorrect allergen labelling - 08 October 2019

Focused Nutrition is recalling its Choc Chip Flapjacks because it contains oats (gluten) and soya, which is not clearly legible on the label and may contain milk, nuts, peanuts and sulphites. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with coeliac disease or an allergy or intolerance to oats or gluten and/or an allergy to nuts, peanuts or soya, and/or an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents, and/or a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites.

Product details

Focused Nutrition Choc Chip Flapjack
Pack size: 100g

Batch Code: 223
Best Before: 31/03/2020

Batch Code: 244 
Best Before: 14/04/2020

Batch Code: 272
Best Before: 05/05/2020

Batch Code: 281
Best Before: 12/05/2020

Batch Code: 285
Best Before: 19/05/2020

Batch Code: 301
Best Before: 26/05/2020

Batch Code: 335
Best Before: 23/06/2020

Batch Code: 244 
Best Before: 14/04/2020

Batch Code: 352
Best Before: 30/06/2020

No other Focused Nutrition products are known to be affected.

Risk statement

This product contains oats (gluten) and soya, which is not clearly legible on the label and may contain milk, nuts, peanuts and sulphites. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with coeliac disease or an allergy or intolerance to oats or gluten and/or an allergy to nuts, peanuts or soya, and/or an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents, and/or a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites.

Action taken by the company

Focused Nutrition is recalling the above product from customers and has been advised to contact 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.

Customer notice: Choc Chip Flapjack

Our advice to consumers

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

 

Waitrose recalls Sour Cream and Chive Mix because of undeclared wheat - 11th September 2019

Waitrose is recalling Waitrose Sour Cream and Chive Mix because it contains wheat which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with coeliac disease or an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten.

Product details

Waitrose Sour Cream and Chive Mix
Pack size: 150g
Best before date: 2019-12-21
Best before: 21 December 2019

No other Waitrose products are known to be affected.

Risk statement

Allergen(s): Wheat (gluten)

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

Action taken by the company

Waitrose is recalling the above product from customers and has contacted 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 being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product.

Customer notice - Waitrose Sour Cream and Chive Mix

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 for a full refund.

Tony’s Kitchens recalls various products due to various allergen issues - 17th May 2019

Allergy AlertTony’s Kitchens is recalling eight seasoning products because they contain various allergens that are not mentioned on the label or have not been emphasised correctly. This means the products are a possible health risk for anyone with coeliac disease, an allergy or intolerance to barley (gluten), wheat (gluten), an allergy to crustaceans, molluscs, celery, fish, nuts, peanuts, mustard, sesame and soya, egg, milk or milk constituents or a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites.

Product Details

Roastie Mix
Pack size 60g
Best before All date codes up to end September 2019

Southern Style Coating
Pack size 200g
Best before All date codes up to end September 2019

Stuffing Style Mix
Pack size 150g
Best before All date codes up to end September 2019

Vegetarian Gravy
Pack size 70g
Best before All date codes up to end September 2019

Chinese Style Coating
Pack size 200g
Best before All date codes up to end September 2019

Mild Curry Sauce
Pack size 70g
Best before September 2019

Fish Coating Seasoning
Pack size 150g
Best before All date codes up to end of September 2019

Gravy Mix
Pack size 70g
Best before All date codes up to end of September 2019

No other Tony’s Kitchens products are known to be affected.

Risk statement

Allergen(s): Barley (gluten), wheat (gluten), crustaceans, molluscs, celery, fish, nuts, peanuts, mustard, sesame, egg, milk, sulphur dioxides and soya.

These products may contain barley (gluten), wheat (gluten), crustaceans, molluscs, celery, fish, peanuts, nuts, mustard, sesame, egg, milk, sulphur dioxides and/or soya, making them a possible health risk for anyone with coeliac disease, an allergy or intolerance to barley (gluten), wheat (gluten), an allergy to fish, crustaceans, molluscs, celery, nuts, peanuts, mustard, sesame, and soya, or , egg, milk or milk constituents or a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites.

Action taken by the company

Tony’s Kitchens is recalling the above products from customers and has been advised to contact 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 products are being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the products.
 
Recall Notice: Affected product details

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product and have coeliac disease an allergy to fish, crustaceans, molluscs, celery, nuts, peanuts, mustard, sesame, and soya, or an allergy or intolerance to barley (gluten), wheat (gluten), egg, milk or milk constituents or a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites, do not eat them, instead contact the seller.

 

Return to main Food and Drink Information