Food safety is a given, when a consumer purchases food they expect it to be safe and fit to eat. The responsibility for ensuring food is safe to eat rests with the farmer (sometimes called the primary producer), the manufacturer or processor (if the food is prepared in a factory), the distributor and wholesaler (the people responsible for transfering the food from the manufacturer to the shop or to the door in the case of direct sales or mail order), the retailer and the consumer themselves.
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W.G. Buchanan's & Sons Ltd withdraws batches of desiccated coconut due to incorrect allergen labelling
W.G. Buchanan's & Sons Ltd withdraws batches of desiccated coconut due to incorrect allergen labelling. Sulphur dioxide is an ingredient in the above named product, but has not been correctly declared on the labelling. Therefore, this is a potential health risk for individuals who are allergic to or intolerant of sulphites/sulphur dioxide.Follow the link to find out more. Source: FSA
Genesis Crafty is recalling its Cheese Scones (4 pack), because of a packaging error where it may include incorrect base label information and could lead the consumer to believe the product is a Toffee & Hazelnut scone. The product contains mustard and soya which is not mentioned in the ingredients. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to mustard and/or soya.