Co-op is recalling Co-op Irresistible Scottish Breaded Ham because it contains wheat (gluten) which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten.
Product: Co-op Irresistible Scottish Breaded Ham
Pack size: 120g
‘Use By’ date: 13th April 2017 (detailed on the product as 13 Apr)
No other Co-op products are known to be affected
Risk: Wheat (gluten)
This product contains wheat (gluten) 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 an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten, do not eat it. Customers who have bought this product should contact Co-op’s Customer Relations Team for a full refund on Freephone 0800-0686-727.
Action taken by the company:
Co-op 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. Please see the attached notice.
Information on Food Standards Scotland’s work on food allergy and intolerance can be found at: http://www.foodstandards.gov.scot/food-safety-standards/food-allergy. Advice on food allergy and intolerance can be found at: http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/food-allergy/Pages/Intro1.aspx.