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Waitrose and Lidl issue urgent food recall amid health fears – full list of items

The supermarket chains Waitrose and Lidl have recalled some items as they contain ingredients not listed on the packaging. This could pose a serious health risk to anyone with an allergy. Here is the full list of affected products.

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Lidl

Naturis Cold Pressed Juice Assorted ‘Rooting for You’ Varient

The discount supermarket chain has recalled the juice product as it contains undeclared sulphites.

This would cause a health risk for anyone with an allergy or sensitivity to sulphur dioxide or sulphites.

The recalled product has the pack size of 750ml with the best before date of July 12, 2020.

Anyone who has purchased the product and has an allergy is being urged not to consume it.

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) website said: “Lidl is recalling the above product from customers and has contacted the relevant allergy support organisations, which will tell their members about the recall.

“The company has also issued a point-of-sale notice to its customers.

“These notices explain to customers why the product is being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product.”

The supermarket has said shoppers can return the item to stores if they are making an essential trip to Lidl.

Waitrose

Waitrose N°1 Charentes Butter Croissants

The supermarket has recalled a croissant item as it was filled with the incorrect product.

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This filling contains soya which is not declared on the packaging.

The FSA website said: “This product contains soya making the product a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to soya.”

The affected packs are two x units with the best before date of April 1, 2020.

Shoppers who have bought the item and have an allergy to soya should not eat it.

Instead they can contact Waitrose customer service to arrange a refund.

It can also be returned to a Waitrose store for a full refund if shoppers are making an essential trip to the supermarket.

Food recalls are not often issued but something that should be taken seriously by consumers.

Those who have been shopping in stores should check their cupboards for the affected items.

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