Dangerous to eat almonds with peanut allergy

If you have a nut, peanut or any allergy really cross contamination, especially with nuts which are often stored in large warehouses in open sacks or containers, you MUST remember that it is very hard to guarantee no traces of other nuts.

This product alert today just goes to consolidate that fear.

MULTIPLE RETAILERS – Ground Almonds – peanut traces warning

If you have a peanut warning, check out the almonds below that you should avoid and if you don’t already subscribe to Allergy UK’s product alerts register today.

Allergy UK http://www.allergyuk.org/
Best before date: All date codes

Tesco withdraws all date codes of Tesco Ground Almonds 100g and 200g due to undeclared traces of peanut.

Sainsbury’s withdraws all date codes of Sainsbury’s Ground Almonds 100g and 200g due to undeclared traces of peanut.

Whitworths Ltd withdraws all date codes of Whitworths Ground Almonds 100g, 150g and 1kg due to undeclared traces of peanut.
The lonely peanut, By Ruth Holroyd
ASDA withdraws all date codes of its own brand ‘Chosen By You’ Ground Almonds 150g due to undeclared traces of peanut.

The product contains traces of peanut, which have not been declared on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk to anyone with an allergy to peanuts.

The above companies have withdrawn the above products from sale. Customer notices have been displayed in stores to alert consumers to the reasons for the withdrawal and to explain the actions they can take if they have purchased this product.

Customers with an allergy to peanuts are advised not to eat this product, but to return it to the nearest Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Whitworths or ASDA store, dependent on where you purchased the product, for a full refund. Customers can also contact the following Customer Relations numbers if they have any further queries:

ASDA Customer Relations: 0800 9520101
Whitworths Customer Services: 0800 9177424
Tesco Customer Services: 0800 505 555

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About RuthS

Ruth works freelance as a copywriter and writes the What Allergy blog to share information with people who have allergies, eczema, asthma and food intolerances. http://www.whatallergy.com was voted in the top 5 allergy blogs and Ruth also judges regularly for the FreeFrom Food Awards and FreeFrom Skincare Awards. She runs a support group for the Anaphylaxis Campaign and also writes regularly for Exchange, The National Eczema Society quarterly magazine.

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