Gluten / Wheat Allergy Alert – Sainsbury’s Freefrom Pure Oats

The Food Standards Agency issued the following food allergy alert on Tuesday 20th September 2011:

Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd recalls certain date codes of Sainsbury’s Freefrom Pure Oats due to intermittent contamination at source resulting in incorrect allergen information


Gluten (Wheat)




Freefrom Pure Oats, 450g


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

Product Identification:

Sainsbury’s Freefrom Pure Oats, 450g
Best before date:

July, August and September 2012

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The company has withdrawn all affected stock and recalled it from customers with an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten.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. A copy of the customer notice issued by Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd is attached to this alert. In addition, the company has contacted the relevant allergy support organisations, which will inform their at risk members of the recall.

No other Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd 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:  Sainsbury’s recall certain date codes of Sainsbury’s Freefrom Pure Oats  here:


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