Wheat / Gluten Allergy Alert – Co-op Free From Muesli

The Food Standards Agency issued the following food allergy alert on Thursday 22nd September 2011:

The Co-operative recalls a certain date code of Free From Gluten and Dairy Free Muesli due to intermittent contamination

Allergen:

Gluten (Wheat)

Ref:

AM-2011

Products:

The Co-operative Free From Pure Oat Muesli, 450g

Risk:

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

Product Identification:

The Co-operative Free From Pure Oat Muesli, 450g
Best before dates: 22/07/12

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The company has withdrawn all affected stock and recalled it from customers with an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten.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 Co-operative can be viewed via the link below. In addition, the company has contacted the relevant allergy support organisations who will inform their at-risk members of the recall.

No other Co-operative 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: Free From Gluten and Dairy Free Muesli here:

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