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Lidl recalls HealthyCo Proteinella Smooth Hazelnut and Cocoa Spread

Lidl is recalling HealthyCo Proteinella Smooth Hazelnut and Cocoa Spread because it contains hazelnuts, almonds and milk which are not written in English on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to nuts and/or an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.

Product details:

Product:  HealthyCo Proteinella Smooth Hazelnut and Cocoa Spread

Pack size: 400g

Best before’ date: 3 April 2020

Proteinella hazelnut spread recalled

 

 

 

 

 

No other Lidl products are known to be affected

Risk:

Nuts (hazelnuts, almonds) and milk

This product contains hazelnuts, almonds and milk making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to nuts and/or an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.             

Our advice to consumers:

If you have bought the above product and have an allergy to nuts and/or an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents, do not eat it. Instead return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

Action taken by the company:

Lidl is recalling the above product from customers and been advised to contact 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. 

Information on Food Standards Scotland’s work on food allergy and intolerance can be found here. Advice on food allergy and intolerance can be found at: http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/food-allergy/Pages/Intro1.aspx.

This alert has also been issued by the Food Standards Agency as there has also been distribution of the product in England and Wales.

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