Lidl UK is recalling its Deluxe Mature Cheddar with Pickled Onions and Chives, because the product contains undeclared presence of sulphites, which is not mentioned on the product packaging.
This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites.
Product name: Deluxe Mature Cheddar with Pickled Onions and Chives
Pack size: 100g
‘Use by’ date: 8 June 2015
Allergen: sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites
This product contains undeclared presence of sulphites making it a possible health risk for anyone with a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites.
Our advice to consumers
If you have bought the above product and have a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites, do not eat it. Instead, return the product to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.
Action taken by the company
The company has recalled the above product from sale and has contacted its customers to tell them about the recall. The company has been advised to contact the relevant allergy support organisations, which would then tell their members about the recall. The company has also circulated a point-of-sale notice to its customers, so that copies can be displayed in stores that sold the affected product. The point-of-sale notice can be found via the link below.
No other Lidl UK products are known to be affected.
Source: Food Standards Agency