Trading Standards Institute Advice

2021.10.12 Recall: Waitrose Belgian Dark Chocolate with Raisins and Almonds

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

Waitrose & Partners is recalling Waitrose Belgian Dark Chocolate with Raisins and Almonds because some packs contain hazelnuts (nuts) which are not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to hazelnuts (nuts). Due to a packaging error, some packs contain Waitrose Belgian Dark Chocolate with Hazelnuts instead.

Product details
Waitrose Belgian Dark Chocolate with Raisins and Almonds
Pack size: 180 g
Best-before date: November 2022
Allergens: nuts (hazelnut)

Dark chocolate

Risk statement
This product contains hazelnuts (nuts) making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to hazelnuts (nuts).

Action taken by the company
Waitrose & Partners is recalling the above product from customers. The company has also issued a point-of-sale notice to its customers. This notice explains to customers why the product is being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product. Please see the attached notice.

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

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