Gluten / Wheat Allergy Alert – Asda Chosen by You Pure Oats and Muesli

The Food Standards Agency issued the following food allergy alert on Wednesday 21st September 2011:

Asda recalls certain date codes of Chosen by You Pure Oat Muesli (Free From) and Chosen by You Pure Porridge Oats due to incorrect allergen information.

Allergen:

Gluten (Wheat)

Ref:

AK-2011

Products:

Asda Chosen by You Pure Oat Muesli (Free From), 450g
Asda Chosen by You Pure Porridge Oats (Free From), 450g

Risk:

Gluten (wheat) has been detected through internal quality control testing in the above products. Therefore, this is a potential health risk for individuals who are allergic or intolerant to wheat or gluten.

Product Identification:

Asda Chosen by You Pure Oat Muesli (Free From), 450g
Best before dates: 03/08/12

Asda Chosen by You Pure Porridge Oats (Free From), 450g
Best before dates: 02/08/12, 07/09/12

Action taken by the company:

The company has withdrawn all affected stock and recalled it from customers with an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten. Customer notices have been displayed in stores to alert consumers to the reasons for the recall and the actions they can take if they have purchased the affected product(s). A copy of the customer notice issued by Asda is attached to this alert. In addition, the company has contacted the relevant allergy support organisations who will inform their at risk members of the recall.

No other Asda products are known to be affected.

Advice to consumers:

Customers with an allergy or intolerance to Wheat and Gluten are advised not to eat this product.

Related Links:

Product Recall Notice: Asda recall certain date codes of Asda Chosen by You Pure Oat Muesli (Free From), 450g and Asda Chosen by You Pure Porridge Oats (Free From), 450g here:

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