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Recall roundup: Waitrose croissants, Lidl juice, vodka sauce

Posted: 3 April 2020 | | No comments yet

Food and beverage products are recalled due to reasons ranging from contamination to incorrect labelling, and here is New Food’s roundup of the most recent cases.

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Waitrose & Partners recalls Waitrose N°1 Charentes Butter Croissants

Waitrose & Partners is recalling Waitrose N°1 Charentes Butter Croissants packs of two units because they have been filled with an incorrect product which contains soya that is not declared on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to soya.

Waitrose has contacted 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.

Consumers who have purchased the product and have an allergy to soya have been advised not to eat it and instead contact Waitrose customer service to arrange a refund. If customers are making an essential trip to a Waitrose store they can return the item in-store for a full refund.

Lidl recalls Naturis Cold Pressed Juice Assorted ‘Rooting For You’ Variant

Lidl is recalling Naturis Cold Pressed Juice Assorted ‘Rooting for You’ Variant because it contains sulphites which are not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites.

Lidl has contacted 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.

Consumers have purchased the product and have a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites have been advised not to drink it. If customers are making an essential trip to a Lidl GB store, they can return the item in-store. Alternatively, customers can email customer service with a photo of the affected item and the best before date to claim a refund.

Further information regarding the above recalls can be found on the Food Standards Agency (FSA) website.

Winter Gardens Quality Foods, Inc. recalls Vodka Sauce

Winter Gardens Quality Foods, Inc., is voluntary recalling one of its products: Whole Foods Market Vodka Sauce, because of an undeclared allergen (milk). Consumers who have a food allergy or have any sensitivity to milk should not consume the product as it could result in a serious life-threatening allergic reaction.

The affected product was sold at Whole Foods Market stores in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island on or after 2 March 2020.

The recall was initiated following a customer complaint regarding the incorrect back label which contained the wrong ingredient and allergen statement. No illnesses have been reported to date.

Winter Gardens is cooperating fully with regulatory authorities to successfully return all suspected product and has taken substantial actions to prevent any recurrences.

Further information regarding the above recall can be found on the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website.

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