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Allergen alert: Asda Chosen By You Coronation Coleslaw (280g)

ASDA RECALLS ONE DATE CODE OF ASDA CORONATION COLESLAW DUE TO INCORRECT PACKAGING RESULTING IN INCORRECT ALLERGEN INFORMATION

Allergen: Sulphites

Product: ASDA Chosen By You Coronation Coleslaw, 280g

Risk: The above product has been packaged with an incorrect lid (Potato & Bacon Salad). This makes the product a potential health risk for people who are sensitive to sulphites.

Product Identification:

Product: ASDA Chosen By You Coronation Coleslaw, 280g

Use by Date: 29 Sept

Action taken by the Company:
ASDA has recalled the affected date code and has contacted the relevant allergy support organisations, which will inform their at-risk members of the recall. Notices have been displayed in all stores to alert consumers to the reasons for the recall and the actions they can take if they have purchased the product. A copy of the POS notice issued by ASDA is attached to this Allergy Alert.

No other ASDA products are known to be affected.

Advice to consumers:
Customers with a sensitivity to sulphites are advised not to eat this product.

Information on the Agency’s work on food allergy and intolerance can be found at: http://food.gov.uk/safereating/allergyintol/ Advice on food allergy and intolerance can be found at: http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/food-allergy/Pages/Intro1.aspx

ENQUIRIES ABOUT THE CONTENT OF THIS ALLERGY ADVICE NOTICE SHOULD BE MADE TO TEL: 020 7276 8448; FAX: 020 7276 8446

Food Standards Agency, Aviation House, 125 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6NH

Posted in Press Centre on 26 September 2011