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News & Alerts

Search through all of Food Standards Scotland’s news and events items, including food alerts such as product recalls.

Food alert - UK

SPAR recalls its SPAR Chicken Tikka Chunks because it may contain small pieces of glass

SPAR is recalling its Tikka Chicken Chunks because it may contain small pieces of glass which could present a safety risk.

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Food alert - UK

William Santus & Co recalls Uncle Joe’s Liquorice & Aniseed Extra Strong Mints as the sweets may contain small pieces of metal

Uncle Joe’s Liquorice & Aniseed Extra Strong Mints 35g tins are being recalled because the sweets may contain small pieces of metal which could represent a safety risk.

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Allergy alert - UK

Cofresh recalls its Cornflake Mix snack because of packaging error

Cofresh is recalling a batch of Cornflake Mix snack because it has been mis-packed with Cofresh’s Salted Rice Sticks. It contains wheat flour (gluten) not mentioned on the label. The products are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat flour or gluten. Only products purchased from ASDA or Wm Morrison stores with this batch number are known to be affected.

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Allergy alert - UK

Renew Life UK recalls probiotic supplements because of undeclared milk protein

Renew Life UK is recalling five probiotic supplement products because they contain milk protein which is not mentioned on the label. This means the products are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.

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