Aldi Stores recalls three varieties of Gille Swedish Cookies due to incorrect allergen labelling

The Food Standards Agency issued the following allergy alert on  Tuesday 1 February 2011:

Aldi Stores recalls three varieties of Gille Swedish Cookies due to incorrect allergen labelling.

Allergen: Egg

Ref: I-2011

Product:

Gille Hafertaler, 150g

Gille Vanilletraum, 175g

Gille Haferflockengebäck, 175g

Risk:

Due to a labelling error, the presence of egg is not declared on the label of these products. The products therefore present a potential health risk for people who are allergic to egg.

Product identification:

Gille Hafertaler, 150g

Gille Vanilletraum, 175g

Gille Haferflockengebäck, 175g

Best before date: All date codes

Action taken by the company:

The company has recalled the affected products and will contact the relevant allergy support organisations, which will inform their at-risk members of the recall. Recall notices will appear in national press as of tomorrow, Tuesday 2 February 2011 to alert consumers to the reasons for the recall and the actions they can take if they have purchased the product(s). A copy of the recall notice issued by Aldi Stores can be viewed via the link here.

No other Gille or Aldi branded products are known to be affected.

Advice to consumers:

Customers with an allergy to egg are advised not to eat these products.

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