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Undeclared Sulphur Dioxide in a Batch of Raisins

Friday, 21 June 2019

Allergy Alert Notification:



Sulphur dioxide

Product Identification:

Product: dried seedless raisins; ‘best-before’ date:  25/07/2019; batch: P59582

Loose raisins: sold at Top Quality Fruit & Veg, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway

Loose raisins: sold at Maloney Fruit & Vegetables, Athenry, Co. Galway

Packaged raisins: sold in Market Fresh, Navan Shopping Centre, Co. Meath; pack sizes: 400-600g


Sulphur dioxide was detected in the above batch of raisins that was sold both loose and packaged.

Sulphur dioxide was undeclared at the point of sale for the raisins sold loose from retail shops Top Quality Fruit & Veg, Ballinasloe and Maloney Fruit & Veg, Athenry. It was undeclared on the label of the raisins sold packaged at Market Fresh, Navan Shopping Centre. The presence of undeclared sulphur dioxide may make the raisins unsafe for consumers who are allergic to or intolerant of sulphur dioxide.