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Undeclared Egg in Additional Brands of Yogurt Raisins

Friday, 23 July 2010

Summary
Allergy Alert Notification:

2010.A09 (Update 1)

Allergen(s):

Egg

Product Identification:

Various brands, best before dates and pack sizes. Please see details of implicated products below.

Message:

A number of additional food businesses have withdrawn batches of yogurt raisins due to the presence of undeclared egg. Implicated batches of yogurt raisins are: Evergreen (Galway), Best Before: 03.04.2011, pack size: 272 g; Health & Healing (Wicklow), Best Before: May 2011, pack size: 200 g; In a Nutshell Emporium (New Ross), Best before: May 2011, pack sizes: 120 g and 130 g. The presence of undeclared egg makes the product unsafe for consumers who are allergic or intolerant to egg or its constituents. Yogurt raisins, manufactured by Rascal Confectionary, Essex, U.K., are widely distributed across Ireland under various brand names and also sold loose. Egg is not an intentional ingredient in this product. Some batches have been found to be egg-free, whilst several have been found to contain egg. Not all batches on sale in Ireland have been tested for the presence of egg.

The implicated yogurt raisins are unsafe for those consumers who are allergic or intolerant to egg or its constituents.

 

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