Over the last week or so there have been a total of 7 product recalls due to food safety. with the majority (5) of them being down to labeling errors on allergens. Recalls can be a costly procedure for any business, damaging financially and reputation, and can be avoidable.
Don’t fall into the same predicament. Consider whether a refresher training on allergens would be a sensible move or have you documents in place for label checking? Either way we can help you put the right controls in place to prevent a mishap happening.
Full recall list:
26/07/18 ~ Bradbury & Son (Buxton) Ltd is recalling a batch of Lo-Col, cheese alternative, because the product contains milk which is not emphasised in bold type on the labelling. This means the product is a possible health risk to anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk.
27/07/18 ~ As a precautionary measure, PepsiCo is undertaking a recall of its Tropicana Trop 50 Multivitamins Juice, due to fermentation. This is causing spoilage of the implicated batch.
27/07/18 ~ Asco Foods Ltd is recalling Dee Thai Crispy Rolls – Durian Flavour because it contains sesame which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to sesame.
27/07/18 ~ Sainsbury’s is recalling ‘by Sainsbury’s Coconut & Yogurt filled Breakfast Biscuits’ and ‘by Sainsbury’s Cocoa filled Breakfast Biscuits’ because they contain sesame which is not mentioned on the labels. This means the products are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to sesame.
28/07/18 ~ Tereos UK is recalling granulated sugar due to the possible presence of small metal pieces in some packs sold by Iceland, Poundland, and Sainsbury’s.
28/07/18 ~ Co-op is recalling its Hoisin Chicken Noodle Box because it contains milk which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.
30/07/18 ~ Lidl Ireland is recalling McEnnedy Peanut flavoured Supersize Flips because the product contains peanuts and may contain traces of gluten or nuts which are not stated in English on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to peanuts and/or nuts and/or an allergy or intolerance to gluten.