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Allergy alert - UK

Fazal’s recalls confectionery products because of undeclared allergens* (updated 26 April)

Fazal’s recalls confectionery products as they contain wheat (gluten) and/or milk and/or egg and/or nuts which are not listed in the ingredients list or are listed incorrectly. This means these products are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat/gluten and/or milk and milk constituents and/or egg and/or nuts.*This alert was updated and recall extended on 26 April

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FSS Director of Operations, Ian McWatt Statement on Animal Welfare Breaches

Food Standards Scotland takes animal welfare extremely seriously and actively monitors compliance in all approved slaughterhouses in Scotland.

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Allergy alert - UK

Nestlé recalls KITKAT Original Milk Chocolate Bites Pouch Bag due to undeclared nuts and peanuts

Nestlé is recalling a batch of its KITKAT Original Milk Chocolate Bites Pouch Bag because it has been mispacked with KITKAT Peanut Butter Bites, which means that peanuts and nuts are not declared on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to nuts and/or peanuts.

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Allergy alert - UK

Interlink Direct Ltd recalls White Rabbit Creamy Candy because of incorrect allergen labelling

Interlink Direct Ltd is recalling a date code of White Rabbit Creamy Candy because it contains milk which is not correctly declared on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.

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Food Standards Scotland put food safety and healthy eating on the menu at Edinburgh International Science Festival

As Food Standards Scotland (FSS) research* reveals that eight out of ten people in Scotland are highly concerned with food poisoning, but less concerned with food hygiene in the home, the food body is taking food safety and nutrition advice to the Edinburgh International Science Festival, in a bid to bridge this gap.

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