Gluten / Wheat Allergy Alert – Tesco Free From Pure Oat Fruit Muesli & Pure Porridge Oats

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

Tesco Stores Ltd recalls certain date codes of Tesco’s Free from Pure Oat Fruit Muesli and Pure Porridge Oats due to intermittent contamination resulting in incorrect allergen information

Allergen:

Gluten (Wheat)

Ref:

AJ-2011

Products:

Tesco Free From Pure Oat Fruit Muesli, 450g
Tesco Free From Pure Porridge Oats, 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:

Tesco Free From Pure Oat Fruit Muesli, 450g
Best before dates: 20/05/12, 22/05/12, 18/06/12, 19/06/12

Tesco Free From Pure Porridge Oats, 450g
Best before dates: 22/07/12, 25/07/12, 17/08/12, 18/08/12, 08/09/12

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The company has withdrawn all affected stock and recalled it from customers with an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten.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 Tesco Stores Ltd 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 Tesco Stores 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: Tesco recall certain date codes of Tesco Free From Pure Oat Fruit Muesli, 450g and Tesco Free From Pure Porridge Oats, 450g here:

 

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