Castle confectionery and the Scottish larder withdraws a number of products due to a packaging error resulting in incorrect allergen information

19 January 2016

Ref: C/2016 (Update 1)

Allergens:  Milk, Soya, Wheat Flour, Peanuts and other nuts

Product: Variety of Products 

Risk: Packaging error resulting in incorrect allergen information being declared on products.  This poses a public health risk to those who are allergic to any of the undeclared allergens. Undeclared allergens are Milk, Soya, Wheat Flour, Peanuts and other nuts

Product Identification:

Product brand name Product items name Best before date of product
The Scottish Larder Rich Chocolate Truffles 28 March 2016
The Scottish Larder White Coconut Truffle 28 March 2016
The Scottish Larder The Marvellous Macaroon Bar 28 March 2016
The Scottish Larder Tablet 28 March 2016
The Scottish Larder White Caramel Shortcake 28 March 2016
The Scottish Larder Vermicelli Caramel Shortcake 28 March 2016
The Scottish Larder Peanut butter truffle 28 March 2016
Scotlands Larder Macaroon 28 March 2016
Scotlands Larder Nutella Slice 28 March 2016
Hand Made Truffles Peanut Butter (3 in a pack) 28 March 2016
Hand Made Truffles Milk Chocolate (3 in a pack) 28 March 2016
Hand Made Truffles White Chocolate (3 in a pack) 28 March 2016

Action taken by the Company:

The company has withdrawn the implicated date codes from sale. Customer notices will be displayed in stores to alert consumers to the reasons for the withdrawal and to explain the actions they can take if they have purchased this product. In addition, the company has been asked to contact the relevant allergy support organisations who will inform their at-risk members of the withdrawal.

No other Castle Confectionery or The Scottish Larder products are known to be affected

Advice to consumers:

Customers with an allergy to Milk, Soya, Wheat Flour, Peanuts and other nuts are advised not to eat this product but to return it to the retailer where you purchased the product.  

Example of some of the photos of products and labels

     

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