Recall Roundup: Foreign objects and undeclared allergens
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Posted: 19 May 2023 | Grace Galler | No comments yet
In this week’s Recall Roundup we look at food recalls in the UK and US including a pet food containing pieces of plastic.
In the UK, Lily’s Kitchen is recalling a batch of its Fishy Fish Pie and a batch of its Chicken and Turkey Casserole pet food as they may contain pieces of plastic.
The Lily’s Kitchen Fishy Fish Pie comes in a pack size of 400g (Grain Free Wet Adult Dog Food Multipack 24 x 400g cans), and has the batch code 1028F. The best before date to look out for is 01 September 2024.
Meanwhile, the Lily’s Kitchen Chicken & Turkey Casserole comes in a pack size of 400g, (Classic Wet Adult Dog Food Multipack 24 x 400g cans) and has the batch code 1032F. The best before date to look out for is 01 September 2024.
As well as recalling the products, Lily’s Kitchen has also issued a recall notice to its customers to explain why the products are being recalled.
Pet owners that have purchased the above products have been advised not to feed them to their pets. Instead, they can obtain a full refund, with or without a receipt by arranging a product collection through contacting the company.
Elsewhere in the UK, Gosh! Food Ltd is recalling various Sweet Potato Pakora and Falafel products as they may contain gluten which is not mentioned on the label.
The company is recalling its Gosh Sweet Potato Pakora with Red Pepper, Cumin & Chilli which is available in various pack sizes including 171g, 200g, 256g, 300g. The use by dates included in the recall are all date codes up to and including 09 June 2023.
The Gosh Sweet Potato Pakora with Red Pepper is also being recalled and comes in two pack sizes: 200g and 700g. The affected use by dates are all dates codes up to and including 09 June 2023.
To read the full list of products that Gosh! is recalling, click here.
Gosh! has been advised to contact the relevant allergy support organisations, which will tell their members about the recall. The company has issued a point-of-sale notice to its customers to explain why the products are being recalled.
Advise to consumers states that those who have bought the product and have an allergy or intolerance to gluten should not eat them. Instead, they can contact the supplier for a full refund.
Meanwhile in the US, Nature’s Energy is voluntarily recalling its Children’s Chewable Colostrum because it may contain undeclared milk.
The recalled products include Childrens Chewable Colostrum Berry, Chocolate and Orange Creamsicle flavours.
To find out the affected products’ UPC codes, along with their LOT codes and best before dates, click here.
Nature’s Energy has said that no illnesses or deaths have been reported to date in connection with these products.
Customers with a milk allergy or sensitivity who have purchased the affected product have been advised not to consume the product. Instead, they should dispose of it or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
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