Mustard Allergy Alert – Natco Foods Ltd’s Curried Chick Peas

The Food Standards Agency issued the following allergy alert on Tuesday 22nd March 2011:

Natco Foods Ltd withdraws two batch codes of curried chick peas due to incorrect allergen labelling

Allergen: Mustard

Ref: N-2011

Product:

Natco Curried Chick Peas, 400g

Risk:

The above product contains mustard that is not declared correctly on the label, resulting in incorrect allergen labelling. This makes the product a potential health risk for people who are sensitive to mustard.

Product identification:

Natco Curried Chick Peas, 400g

Batch/date codes:

0237/01-16 (Best before end Aug 2012)
0312/01-16 (Best before end Nov 2012)

Action taken by the company:

Natco Foods Ltd is withdrawing the affected batches of product from sale. Customers supplied with the product have been advised to notify all consumers with mustard intolerance or allergy to return the affected products. In addition, the company has contacted the relevant allergy support organisations, which will inform their at risk members of the recall.

Advice to consumers:

Customers who are sensitive to mustard are advised not to consume this product.

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