Food alerts

Food alerts are the Food Standards Agency's (FSA) way of letting councils and consumers know about problems with food.

In some cases they provide details of specific action to be taken.


The latest food alerts from the last four months are listed here.

For any archived alerts, please visit the Food Standards Agency (opens in a new window).

June 2017

28 June 2017 - MTA Foods (UK) Ltd recalls frozen meat free mince because the products may contain blue plastic pieces (opens in a new window)

27 June 2017 - Hoo Hing recalls its Fisherman Salted Radish because of undeclared sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites (opens in a new window)

27 June 2017 - Heron Foods recalls XSell Mini Vegetable Samosas because of undeclared milk, soya and wheat (gluten) (opens in a new window)

26 June 2017 - Sainsbury's recalls several of its Deli Fillers products due to the presence of Listeria (opens in a new window)

23 June 2017 - Geeta's Foods Ltd recalls two sauce kits containing milk powder from an unapproved premise (opens in a new window)

9 June 2017 - The Biltong Farm recalls its biltong products because of incorrect allergen labelling (opens in a new window)

9 June 2017 - Direct Food Solution Ltd recalls sandwich and baguette products because of incorrect allergen labelling (opens in a new window)

9 June 2017 - Unilever recalls Knorr Chicken Powder Bouillon because of incorrect allergen labelling (opens in a new window)

9 June 2017 - Mars Chocolate UK recalls a number of its chocolate products because of the possible presence of salmonella (opens in a new window)

6 June 2017 - Ashbourne Foods recalls Sugar 'n' Spice Gluten Free Chocolate Brownies because of incorrect allergen labelling (opens in a new window)

2 June 2017 - Hepworth & Co Brewers Ltd recalls gluten-free Classic Old Ale because of an allergen labelling error (opens in a new window)

1 June 2017 - SPAR recalls all batches of SPAR Raspberry Cheesecake 400g (opens in a new window)

May 2017

31 May 2017 - Quorn Foods recalls Chilled Cocktail Sausages because of incorrect allergen labelling (opens in a new window)

25 May 2017 - Aldi recalls Brasserie Gluten Free Organic Pale Ale due to undeclared barley (opens in a new window)

15 May 2017 - SPAR recalls its SPAR Chicken Tikka Chunks because it may contain small pieces of glass (opens in a new window)

15 May 2017 - William Santus & Co recalls Uncle Joe's Liquorice & Aniseed Extra Strong Mints as the sweets may contain small pieces of metal (opens in a new window)

11 May 2017 - Aldi recalls its Madagascan Vanilla Extract because of undeclared almonds (opens in a new window)

6 May 2017 - Cofresh recalls its Cornflake Mix snack because of packaging error (opens in a new window)

4 May 2017 - Renew Life UK recalls probiotic supplements because of undeclared milk protein (opens in a new window)

April 2017

26 April 2017 - Asda recalls Limited Edition Szechuan Chicken because of undeclared barley (opens in a new window)

21 April 2017 - Bleikers Smokehouse Ltd recalls Coldwater Prawns and Tiger Prawns because the products are labelled with incorrect use by dates (opens in a new window)

20 April 2017 - Morrisons recalls Trimmed Beans because the product may contain small pieces of metal (opens in a new window)

19 April 2017 - Fazal's recalls five confectionery products because of undeclared wheat (opens in a new window)

14 April 2017 - Nestle recalls KITKAT Original Milk Chocolate Bites Pouch Bag due to undeclared nuts and peanuts (opens in a new window)

12 April 2017 - Interlink Direct Ltd recalls White Rabbit Creamy Candy because of incorrect allergen labelling (opens in a new window)

6 April 2017 - Hoo Hing Limited recalls Samlip Fresh Udon Noodles due to incorrect allergen labelling (opens in a new window)

4 April 2017 - Tesco recalls Finest Crab & Chilli Linguine due to undeclared milk and egg (opens in a new window)

4 April 2017 - Krunchi Foods recalls three cake rusk products due to incorrect allergen labelling (opens in a new window)

March 2017

30 March 2017 - Thorntons recalls its dark chocolate Easter egg with a personalised iced message because of undeclared milk (opens in a new window)

28 March 2017 - Sainsbury's recalls vegetarian sushi product due to undeclared allergens (opens in a new window)

24 March 2017 - Marks and Spencer recalls Chicken and Vegetable Soup following possible chemical contamination (opens in a new window)

24 March 2017 - Cleone Foods recalls patties because of incorrect labelling (opens in a new window)

15 March 2017 - SunVit-D3 Limited recalls SunVit-D3 5000IU Tablets due to undeclared lactose (opens in a new window)

14 March 2017 - Tesco recalls Oriental Kitchen Chicken Chow Mein due to undeclared allergens (opens in a new window)

14 March 2017 - Seasalt Cornwall recalls two varieties of chocolate bars because of undeclared egg* (updated 14 March) (opens in a new window)

14 March 2017 - Lindt & Sprungli recalls two Easter chocolate eggs products due to undeclared barley (opens in a new window)

14 March 2017 - Kernow Chocolate recalls two varieties of chocolate bars because of undeclared egg (opens in a new window)

10 March 2017 - Best Fresh recalls six of its sandwich products due to undeclared allergens (opens in a new window)

9 March 2017 - Seasalt Cornwall recalls two varieties of chocolate bars because of undeclared egg* (updated 9 March) (opens in a new window)

3 March 2017 - Tesco recalls all date codes of Spaghetti Bolognese (frozen) because of undeclared egg (opens in a new window)

3 March 2017 - Zipvit Ltd recalls its ZV Whey Protein 80 because of undeclared milk (opens in a new window)

2 March 2017 - Uncle Roy's recalls Natural Bitter Almond Extract because of undeclared nuts (opens in a new window)

2 March 2017 - Lotus Bakeries UK Ltd recalls Lotus Biscoff Crunchy Biscuit Spread because the product may contain small pieces of metal (opens in a new window)

2 March 2017 - Quorn Foods Ltd is recalling Quorn Meat Free Mince because the product may contain small pieces of metal (opens in a new window)