Trading Standards Institute Advice

2019.10.21 Recall: Tesco - Takeaway Hot Indian Meal for Two

The following notice has been issued by the Food Standards Agency:

Tesco is recalling Tesco Takeaway Hot Indian Meal for Two because it contains cashew nuts which are not mentioned on the outer packaging. Some packs of the product may have been incorrectly packed with Chicken Korma which contains cashew nuts. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to nuts.

Product details
Tesco Takeaway Hot Indian Meal for Two
Pack size: 1.67 kg
Use-by date: 19 October 2019

Teco Takeaway Indian for 2

No other Tesco products are known to be affected.

Risk statement
Allergen(s): nuts (cashew nuts)

This product contains cashew nuts which are not declared on the outer packaging making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to nuts.

Action taken by the company
Tesco 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. These notices explain to customers why the product is being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product.

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

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