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Withdrawal of Tesco Halloween Monkey Nuts Due to Elevated Levels of Aflatoxins

Friday, 17 January 2020

Alert Summary
Category 2: For Information
Alert Notification: 2020.04
Product Identification: Tesco Halloween Monkey Nuts, pack sizes: 150 g and 300 g
Batch Code 9016002, 9016004 and 9016003; best before date: 31/03/2020
Country Of Origin: China

Category 2 Food Alert for Information: The implicated batches of monkey nuts are being withdrawn from the market due to the detection of elevated levels of aflatoxins.


Tesco is withdrawing the above batches of its Halloween Monkey Nuts due to the detection of elevated levels of aflatoxins.  This product was supplied to stores for the Halloween Season 2019.  The levels of aflatoxins detected exceed the maximum legal limit, however, health concerns are not expected from consuming the implicated batches.

Tesco Monkey Nuts