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Allergy alert - UK

Waitrose recalls its 8 Belgian White Chocolate Chunk All Butter Cookies because of undeclared hazelnut

Waitrose is recalling a batch of its 8 Belgian White Chocolate Chunk All Butter Cookies as some boxes may contain Hazelnut & Milk Chocolate Cookies. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to nuts or hazelnuts.

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Allergy alert - UK

CL Trading Ltd recalls Birthday Cake Cookie Dough Bites because of incorrect allergen labelling

CL Trading Ltd is recalling all batch codes of Birthday Cake Cookie Dough Bites because the allergens are not declared in the mandatory format on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy and/or intolerance to wheat (gluten), soya, and/or milk or milk constituents.

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Allergy alert - UK

Sainsbury’s recalls Edamame Thai Spiced Dip because of undeclared milk and pistachio nuts

Sainsbury’s is recalling Taste the Difference Edamame Thai Spiced Dip because it was incorrectly packaged with Feta and Mint yogurt dip which contains milk and pistachio nuts. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents and/or an allergy to nuts.

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News

Food Standards Scotland urges men not to let Pink Chicken spoil summer

Food Standards Scotland (FSS), the country’s food body, is launching a summer food safety campaign aimed at reducing barbecue-related food poisoning today (30 June 2017).

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Food alert - UK

MTA Foods (UK) Ltd recalls frozen meat free mince because the products may contain blue plastic pieces

MTA Foods (UK) Ltd is recalling several batches of its frozen meat free mince products because they may contain pieces of blue plastic. The affected products were sold at Lidl, Waitrose and Ocado.

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