LISTED: Salmonella, plastic & undeclared molluscs: The food products recalled in the past month and why

There are a select few foodstuffs which run into problems and are made subject to a recall
There are a select few foodstuffs which run into problems and are made subject to a recall
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While it’s always beneficial to know what’s in your food, there may be some products which have been taken off of the supermarket shelves since you bought them, so it’s always worth checking this.

The below are food items withdrawn from sale by shops in the past month, as issued by Food.gov.uk. Some products were recalled because they contained undeclared molluscs, pieces of plastic and salmonella.

While its always beneficial to know whats in your food, there may be some products which have been taken off of the supermarket shelves since you bought them

While its always beneficial to know whats in your food, there may be some products which have been taken off of the supermarket shelves since you bought them

Although millions of food products are produced for supermarkets every year and most are free from issues, there are a select few foodstuffs which run into problems and are made subject to a recall.


Tesco recalls Tesco Pea and Spinach Dip and Tesco Roasted Carrot and Chickpea Dip because of undeclared milk

Tesco is recalling its Tesco Pea and Spinach Dip and Tesco Roasted Carrot and Chickpea Dip because they contain milk which is not mentioned on the label.

Product details:

Pack size: 182g

Use by: 1 November 2018, 3 November 2018, 5 November 2018, 6 November 2018, 7 November 2018

Pack size: 182g

Use by: 2 November 2018, 4 November 2018, 6 November 2018, 8 November 2018


Risk

Allergen(s): Milk

These products contain milk making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.


Advice to consumers

If you have bought any of the above products and have an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents, do not eat it. Return the product to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

Spartan Protein recalls various products due to incorrect allergen labelling

Spartan Protein are recalling four products, Peanut Butter & Cacao Flapjack, Peanut Butter & Honey Flapjack, Total Recovery and Pure Whey protein because they contain milk, peanuts and wheat (gluten) which are not emphasised correctly on the label.

Spartan Peanut Butter & Cacao Flapjack

Pack size: 70g

Batch code: All batch codes

Lot number: All lot numbers

Best before: All dates

Spartan Peanut Butter & Honey Flapjack

Pack size: 75g

Batch code: All batch codes

Lot number: All lot numbers

Best before: All dates

Total Recovery

Pack size: All pack sizes

Batch code: All batch codes

Lot number: All lot numbers

Best before: All dates

Pure Whey Protein

Pack size: All pack sizes

Batch code: All batch codes

Lot number: All lot numbers

Best before: All dates


Risk

Allergen(s): Milk, Wheat (gluten) and/or Peanuts

The products listed above contain milk (all products) and peanuts and wheat (gluten) (Peanut Butter & Cacao Flapjack & Peanut Butter & Honey Flapjack) making them a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents or wheat (gluten), or an allergy to peanuts.


Advice to consumers

If you have bought the above products and have an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents, wheat (gluten), or an allergy to peanuts, do not eat them. Return to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

Candyco recalls various Monarch Confectionery products because of incorrect allergen labelling

Monarch Confectionery Chocolate Statins

Candyco recalls Monarch Confectionery chocolate satins (boiled sweets) and three flavours of Monarch Confectionery macaroon bars, because they contain milk, which is not correctly declared on the label.


Pack size: 100g

Best before: All dates up to and including 31 October 2019

Pack size: 115g

Best before: All dates up to and including 31 March 2019

Risk

The products contain milk making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.

Advice to consumers

If you have bought this product and have an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents do not eat it. Return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

Waitrose recalls Waitrose Aromatic Green & White Chickpea and Bean Salad because of undeclared allergens

Waitrose is recalling Waitrose Aromatic Green & White Chickpea and Bean Salad with a basil yoghurt dressing, because it contains wheat and barley (gluten), nuts, mustard and soya which are not mentioned on the label.

Product details

Pack size: 180g

Use by: 3 November 2018

Risk

This product contains wheat and barley (gluten), nuts, mustard and soya, making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat and barley (gluten), and/or an allergy to nuts, mustard, and soya.

Advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product and have an allergy or intolerance to wheat and barley (gluten), and/or an allergy to nuts, mustard or soya, do not eat it. Return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

Cully and Sully recalls its Smoked Haddock and Salmon Chowder due to undeclared molluscs

Product details

Cully and Sully Smoked Haddock and Salmon Chowder

Pack size: 400g

Use by 23 November 2018

Risk

This product contains molluscs making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to molluscs.

Advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product and have an allergy to molluscs, do not eat it. Instead return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

SlimFast recalls Advanced Vitality Strawberry + Blueberry Burst Meal Replacement Powder Shake Vegan due to undeclared milk

SlimFast is recalling its Advanced Vitality Strawberry + Blueberry Burst Meal Replacement Powder Shake Vegan because it contains milk protein which is not mentioned on the label.

Product details

SlimFast Advanced Vitality Strawberry + Blueberry Burst Meal Replacement Powder Shake Vegan

Pack size: 450g

Lot number: 8291, 8292, 8293, 8294

Best before: end: October 2019

Risk

This product contains milk making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.

Advice to consumers

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

Gardiners of Scotland recalls Gardiners Scottish Macaroon Bars due to undeclared soya

Gardiners of Scotland Ltd is recalling Gardiners Scottish Macaroon Bars because they contain soya which is not mentioned on the label.

Risk

Allergen(s): Soya

This product contains soya making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to soya.

Advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product and have an allergy to soya, do not eat it. Instead return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

Walkers recalls Sensations Thai Sweet Chilli Flavour Potato Crisps because of incorrect allergen labelling

Walkers is recalling Sensations Thai Sweet Chilli Flavour Potato Crisps because they contain wheat (gluten) which is not emphasised correctly on the label.

Product details

Walkers Sensations Thai Sweet Chilli Flavour Potato Crisps

Pack size: 40g

Best before: All best before dates up to and including 29 January 2019

Walkers Sensations Thai Sweet Chilli Flavour Potato Crisps

Pack size: 73g price marked pack (‘Only £1 RRP’)

Best before: All best before dates up to and including 29 January 2019

Risk

The products contain wheat making them a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten.

Advice to consumers

If you have bought any of the above products and have an allergy or intolerance to wheat (gluten), do not eat it. Instead return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

Lidl recalls three varieties of its Warren & Sons Pâtés due to incorrect date labelling

Lidl is recalling three varieties of Warren & Sons Pâté due to incorrect or missing use:by date on the label.

Warren & Sons Brussels Pâté

Pack size: 175g

Use by: 25 December 2019 or no use by date

Warren & Sons Ardennes Pâté

Pack size: 175g

Use by: 25 December 2019 or no use by date

Warren & Sons Reduced Fat Brussels Pâté

Pack size: 175g

Use by: 25 December 2019 or no use by date

Risk

The affected products have been labelled incorrectly or are missing a use:by date, and therefore could be inadvertently eaten past the date by which they can be safely consumed.

Advice to consumers

If you have bought the above products, do not eat them. Instead, return the product to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

Clive’s recalls Bombay Vegetables with Daal Tarts because of undeclared allergens

Clive’s is recalling chilled and frozen Clive’s Bombay Vegetables with Daal Tarts because they contain mustard and sesame, which are not mentioned on the label.

Clive’s Bombay Vegetables with Daal Tart (chilled)

Pack size: 190g

Use by: all dates up to and including 24 November 2018

Clive’s Bombay Vegetables with Daal Tart (frozen)

Pack size: 190g

Use by: all dates up to and including 24 May 2018

Risk

This product contains mustard and sesame making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to mustard and/or sesame.

Advice to consumers

If you have bought the above products and have an allergy to mustard and/or sesame, do not eat them. Instead return them to the store from where they were bought for a full refund.

Booths recalls their mince pies because they may contain pieces of white plastic

Booths is recalling Booths mince pies because they may contain pieces of white plastic. The presence of plastic makes this product unsafe to eat and presents a safety risk.

Booth Mince Pies

Pack size: 4 pack

Batch code: P/463246

Best before: 12 January and 14 2019

Risk

The presence of plastic is a potential safety risk.

Advice to consumers

If you have bought any of the above product do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

The Raw Factory recalls various raw pet food products containing tripe and/or pork as they contain salmonella

The Raw Factory Ltd is recalling various raw pet food products containing tripe and/or pork because they contain salmonella.

Risk

The presence of salmonella in the Chicken & Tripe, Lamb & Tripe, Duck Pork & Offal, Pork Mince, Tripe, Chicken Tripe & Offal, Tripe plus Turkey, Duck Tripe & Offal, Salmon & Tripe, Beef & Tripe, Pork & Tripe and Tripe Chunks products.

Advice to consumers

Pet owners: When handling and serving raw pet food to pets it is always advised to clean utensils and feeding bowls thoroughly.

Consumers should wash hands thoroughly after handling raw pet food and store separate from any ready:to:eat foods. Care should be taken when defrosting to avoid cross contamination of other foods/ surfaces.

If you have bought any of the above products, return them to the store from where they were bought for a full refund.

Nisa recalls Heritage Dark Chocolate because of undeclared milk

Nisa is recalling its Heritage Dark Chocolate because it contains milk which is not mentioned on the label.

Heritage Dark Chocolate

Pack size: 90g

Best before: 5 December 2019


Risk

This product contains milk making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.

Advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product and have 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.

Caffreys recalls its Confectionery Halloween Bloodie Mallows because it may contain salmonella

Caffreys has taken the precautionary step of recalling its Confectionery Halloween Bloodie Mallows because the product might contain salmonella.

Confectionery Halloween Bloodie Mallows

Batch code: All batches

Best before: 30 January 2019

Risk

The product listed above might be contaminated with salmonella.

Advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

Waitrose recalls two types of Christmas Prawn products due to incorrect date labelling

Waitrose is recalling Christmas 12 Breaded King Prawns and Christmas 10 Spicy Prawn Selection due to incorrect use:by dates. The products should have been labelled with a use:by date of 25 November 2018.

Waitrose 12 breaded King Prawns

Pack size: 160g

Use by: 28 November 2018

Waitrose Christmas 10 Spicy Prawn Selection

Pack size: 245g

Use by: 30 November 2018

Waitrose Christmas 10 Spicy Prawn Selection

Pack size: 245g

Use by: 4 December 2018

Risk

The affected products have been labelled with incorrect use:by dates, and therefore could inadvertently be eaten past the date by which they can be safely consumed.

Advice to consumers

If you have bought the above products, do not eat them. Instead, return the product to any Waitrose store for a full refund.

Hon Shen Ltd recalls Nissin Foods Holdings Spicy Beef Flavour Cup Noodles because of incorrect allergen labelling

Hon Shen Ltd is recalling Nissin Food Holdings Ltd Spicy Beef Flavour Cup Noodles because it contains egg, wheat (gluten), milk and soya which are not emphasised correctly on the label.

Spicy Beef Flavour Cup Noodles

Pack size: 75g

Best before: 28 December 2018

Risk

The product contains egg, wheat (gluten), milk or soya making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to egg and/or wheat (gluten), and/or allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents, and/or an allergy to soya.


Advice to consumers

If you have bought any of the above product do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund



English Cheesecake Company recalls Treacle Tart Cheesecake slices because of undeclared soya

English Cheesecake Company is recalling its 2 Treacle Tart Cheesecake slices as it has been mispacked with Triple Chocolate Brownie Cheesecake slices.

English Cheesecake Company 2 Treacle Tart Cheesecake slices

Pack size: 222g

Batch code: 18314

Best before: 24 November 2018 and 26 November 2018

Risk

This product contains soya making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to soya.

Advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product and have an allergy to soya, do not eat it. Instead return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

Nisa Retail recalls Heritage British Skinless Chicken Breast Fillets because of incorrect date labelling

Nisa Retail Limited is recalling Heritage British Skinless Chicken Breast Fillets with a use:by date of 29 December 2018 because of incorrect date labelling. The product should have been labelled with a use:by date of 29 November 2018.

Heritage British Skinless Chicken Breast Fillets

Pack size: 280g

Batch code: 333L61109

Use by: 29 December 2018

Risk

The affected products have been labelled with an incorrect use:by date, and therefore could inadvertently be eaten past the date by which it can be safely consumed.

Advice to consumers

If you have bought any of the above product do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

Galmere Fresh Foods recalls Pestle and Mortar Fresh Pestos due to the possible presence of Salmonella

Galmere Fresh Foods is recalling Pestle and Mortar Fresh Green Basil Pesto and Pestle and Mortar Fresh Red Sundried Tomato Pesto because they might contain Salmonella.

Pestle and Mortar Fresh Green Basil Pesto

Pack size: 140g

Use by: All use by dates

Pestle and Mortar Fresh Red Sundried Tomato Pesto

Pack size: 140g

Use by: All use by dates

Risk

The products listed above might be contaminated with Salmonella. Symptoms caused by Salmonella usually include fever, diarrhoea and abdominal cramps.

Advice to consumers

If you have bought any of the above products do not eat them. Instead, return them to the store from where they were bought for a full refund.

Poundstretcher recalls Aldiva Waffo Roll Cappuccino Cream because of undeclared allergens

Poundstretcher is recalling Aldiva Waffo Roll because it contains egg, wheat (gluten), hazelnuts, peanuts, sesame, soya, and milk which are not clearly identifiable on the label.

Aldiva Waffo Roll

Pack size: 250g

Batch code: all

Best before: all dates

Risk

Allergen(s): Egg, wheat (gluten), hazelnuts, peanuts, sesame, soya, and milk.

Advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product and have an allergy to hazelnuts, peanuts, sesame, soya and/or an allergy or intolerance to egg and/or wheat (gluten) and/or milk or milk constituents do not eat it. Instead return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

Poundstretcher recalls Aldiva Mosaik Cake Break because of undeclared allergens

Poundstretcher is recalling Aldiva Mosaik Cake Break because it contains egg and wheat (gluten), and may contain hazelnuts, milk, peanuts, sesame and sulphite which are not clearly legible on the label.

Aldiva Mosaik Cake Break

Pack size: 100g

Batch code: all

Best before: all dates

Risk

Allergen(s): Egg and wheat (gluten), and may contain hazelnuts, milk, peanuts, sesame and sulphite.

Advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product and have an allergy to hazelnuts, peanuts and/or an allergy or intolerance to egg and/or wheat (gluten) and/or an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents and/or a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites, do not eat it. Instead return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

Nestle recalls La Laitière Clafoutis Aux Cerises because of undeclared allergens

Nestle is recalling La Laitière Clafoutis Aux Cerises because it contains milk, egg and wheat (gluten), and may contain nuts which are not declared in English on the label.

La Laitière Clafoutis Aux Cerises

Pack size: 340g (4 x 85g)

Use by: 3 December 2018

Risk

Allergen(s): Milk, egg and wheat (gluten), and may contain nuts

Advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product and have an allergy to nuts and/or an allergy or intolerance to egg and/or wheat (gluten) 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.

English Heritage recalls Cherry Brandy, Ginger Liqueur, Elderberry & Port and Scrumpy Cider because of undeclared sulphites

English Heritage is recalling its Cherry Brandy, Ginger Liqueur, Elderberry & Port and Scrumpy Cider because they contain sulphites which are not mentioned on the label.

Risk

These products contain sulphites making them a possible health risk for anyone with a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites.

Advice to consumers

If you have bought any of the above products and have a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites do not drink them. Instead return them to the store from where they were bought for a full refund.

Sainsbury’s recalls Taste the Difference 10 Thai Turkey Meatballs due to undeclared milk

Sainsbury’s is recalling Taste the Difference 10 Thai Turkey Meatballs because they contain milk which is not mentioned on the label.

Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference 10 Thai Turkey Meatballs

Pack size: 300g

Batch code: All batches

Risk

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

Advice to consumers

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