Trading Standards Institute Advice

2019.09.17 Recall: Waitrose - Sour Cream and Chive Mix

The following notice has been issued by Food Standards Scotland (although it applies UK-wide):

Waitrose is recalling Waitrose Sour Cream and Chive Mix because it contains wheat, which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten.

Product details
Waitrose Sour Cream and Chive Mix
Pack size: 150 g
Best-before date: 21 December 2019

No other Waitrose products are known to be affected.

Risk statement
Allergen(s): wheat (gluten)

This product contains wheat making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten.

Action taken by the company
Waitrose is recalling the above product from customers and has contacted the relevant allergy support organisations, which will tell their members about the recall. The company has also issued a point-of-sale notice to its customers.

Our advice to consumers
If you have bought the above product and have an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten, do not eat it. Instead return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

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