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These pages are intended to pass safety information on regarding equipment and good practice recommendations.

Trading Standards have a product re-call page which is regularly updated.

https://www.tradingstandards.uk/consumers/product-recalls

Argos have there own product recall page which gives up to date information about faulty products.

For a list of these and other manufacturers recalled products please see our page "Product Recalls" which has more details.

The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

 

 

2019-05-14 Recall: Cow & Gate Cheesy Broccoli Bake

The following notice has been issued by the manufacturer:

One batch of Cow & Gate Cheesy Broccoli Bake 10+ months, 250g jars

We are recalling one batch of Cheesy Broccoli Bake (10+ months) 250g jars because small pieces of a thin blue rubber glove have been found in some jars in this batch. No other batches of this product or any other Cow & Gate products are affected.

Cow & Gate Cheesy Broccoli Bake (10+ months) 250g jars

Cow & Gate Cheesy Broccoli Bake

Batch code: 28122020

Best before date: 28/12/2020

The batch code and best before date can be found on the lid of the jar.

What you should do if you have bought this product

  • Check if your jar has the best before date of 28/12/2020. If so please do not feed it to your baby
  • Instead, return the product to the store, with or without a receipt, for a full refund

If you have any questions

We are sorry that these jars do not meet our usual high quality standards and for any inconvenience this recall may cause. These jars do not pose a health risk, but we are recalling them as they do not meet our usual high quality standards. If you would like to speak to us about this, our Careline is available 24/7 on 0800 977 4000 or via live chat at www.cgbabyclub.co.uk/contact-us

2019-02-21 Recall: Sondey Jaffa Cakes and Jaffa Minis (sold at Lidl)

 

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

Lidl is recalling Sondey Orange Jaffa Cakes and Sondey Jaffa Minis, (Orange Assortment) because they contain milk which is not mentioned on the label. This means the products are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.

Product details
Sondey Orange Jaffa Cakes
Pack size: 300 g
Best-before dates: 01 January 2019, 01 February 2019, 01 March 2019, 01 April 2019, 01 May 2019, 01 June 2019, 01 July 2019, 01 August 2019

Sondey Jaffa Minis (Orange Assortment)
Pack size: 125 g
Best-before dates: 01 July 2019, 01 August 2019, 01 November 2019

Jaffa cakes 

No other Lidl products are known to be affected.

Risk statement
Allergen(s): milk

These products contain milk making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.

Action taken by the company
Lidl is recalling the above products from customers and the relevant allergy support organisations have been contacted 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 products are being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the products.

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

2019-02-20 Recall: Sainsbury's - Mango Sorbet

 

ALLERGY ALERT

Mango Sorbet by Sainsbury's

Product description
Mango Sorbet by Sainsbury's 500 ml
SKU: 7610454
Date code: best-before-end November 2019

Mango Sorbet 

It has been brought to our attention that the above product may contain traces of milk. We are asking customers who have purchased this product and have an allergy or an intolerance to milk, to return it to their nearest Sainsbury's store, where they will receive a full refund.

For any concerns or questions regarding this, please contact our Careline on 0800 636262 or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2019-02-18 Recall: Mister Choc - Choco & Caramel Bars (sold at Lidl)

 

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

Lidl is recalling Mister Choc Choco & Caramel Bars, six-pack because some bars have been packed in incorrect packaging. Some packets labelled as Choco & Caramel bars may contain Caramel Peanut Bars which contain peanuts which are not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to peanuts.

Product details
Mister Choc Choco & Caramel Bars, six-pack
Pack size: six-pack
Batch code: all batch codes
Best-before date: January 2020

Caramel

Choco and Caramel 

No other Lidl products are known to be affected.

Risk statement
This product contains peanuts making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to peanuts.

Action taken by the company
Lidl is recalling the above product from customers and has been advised to contact 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 peanuts, do not eat it. Instead return it to the store from where it was purchased for a full refund.

2019-02-18 Recall: Speedibake - Takeaway 10 Garlic Slices (sold by Iceland)

 

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

Speedibake is recalling Takeaway 10 Garlic Slices because it contains milk, which is not correctly declared on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents. This product is only sold in Iceland stores.

Product details
Takeaway 10 Garlic Slices
Pack size: 250 g
Batch code: SB9039B
Best-before date: 08 February 2020

No other Speedibake products are known to be affected.

Risk statement
Allergen(s): milk

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

Action taken by the company
Speedibake is recalling the above product from customers and has been advised to contact 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. This product is only sold in Iceland stores.

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

2019-02-05 Recall: Animagic - My First Puppy

 

PRODUCT RECALL NOTICE

Animagic: My First Puppy
Item code: 31339.4300
Barcode: 5025123313399
Batch codes: 181008P3, 181102P3, 181116P3

My First Puppy 

It has come to our attention that the Animagic My First Puppy plush toys do not meet the
required standards and it may be possible for small parts to become detached posing a
possible choking hazard to young children.

We request anyone who has purchased one of these products to return the item to the
retailer for a full refund.

We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause.

No other Vivid or Animagic products are affected by this notice.

For further information please contact: 01702 200660
(9am - 5pm Monday to Friday until further notice

2019-03-18 Recall: Asda - Garlic and Parsley Butter

 

ALLERGEN ALERT

Undeclared Peanut in Garlic and Parsley Butter (served on fish counter only)

Garlic and parsley butter

Date code
All

What's happened?
We are recalling Garlic and Parsley Butter, which is provided as an accompaniment on our fish counter. There is a possibility that very low levels of peanut may be present in the butter, which is not declared. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to peanuts.

What you should do?
If you have purchased a fish product with Garlic and Parsley Butter from our fish counter, and are allergic to peanuts, please avoid consuming it. You can bring it back to your nearest store where you will be given a full refund. You do not need your receipt.

We are very sorry for any inconvenience caused and will ensure this doesn't happen again. If you would like any further information, please contact:

Asda Customer Relations - 0800 952 0101

2019-03-14 Recall: Hovis Granary Bread Flour

 

 

Allergy alert

1 kg Hovis Granary Bread Flour

Hovis 

Premier Foods is recalling retail packs of Hovis Granary Bread Flour 1 kg because it contains malted barley flour which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to barley.

Anyone who has purchased the product and is allergic to barley should avoid consuming the flour, but retain the packaging and contact the following number for a full refund: 0800 085 3959

Or online via: https://www.premierfoods.co.uk/site-services/contact-us#consumer_contact

No other Hovis products are affected. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause

 

2019-03-13 Recall: Mister Choc - Filled Chocolate Fingers Hazelnut Crisp (sold at Lidl)

 

 

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

England and Wales specific

Lidl is recalling Mister Choc Filled Chocolate Fingers Hazelnut Crisp because they contain barley (gluten), wheat (gluten), milk, nuts and soya which are not written in English on the label meaning it is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to barley, gluten, wheat, milk or milk constituents and/or an allergy to nuts and/or soya.

Product details
Mister Choc Filled Chocolate Fingers Hazelnut Crisp
Pack size: 200 g
Best-before date: 13 August 2019

Hazelnut 

No other Lidl products are known to be affected.

Risk statement
This product contains barley (gluten), wheat (gluten), milk, nuts and soya making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to barley, gluten, wheat, milk or milk constituents and/or an allergy to nuts and/or soya.

Action taken by the company
Lidl 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 or intolerance to barley, gluten, wheat, milk or milk constituents and/or an allergy to nuts and/or soya, do not eat it. Instead return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund

2019-03-12 Recall: Star Wars Holopane 25 Lightbox

 

 

The following notice appears on the TK Maxx website:

TK Maxx and HomeSense are recalling the Star Wars Holopane 25 Lightbox as it may pose a risk of electric shock.

Star Wars 

TK Maxx have identified a quality issue with the Star Wars Holopane 25 Lightbox and are recalling affected units. There are four designs of the product: Darth Vader, Stormtrooper, Chewbacca and Rey.

The affected units were on sale in TK Maxx stores in December 2018 and January 2019. They were supplied with blue 'GaoLe' branded AAA batteries. We have found that some of these batteries could leak which may pose a safety risk. Units supplied with other batteries are not affected and are safe to use.

If you purchased any affected products, please stop using them immediately, and return to any TK Maxx store for a full refund.

For further enquiries please call Customer Service on 01923 473561 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

2019-04-09 Recall: Cry Babies - Nala

 

 

The following notice appears on the Smyths website:

Product
Cry Babies Nala

Product code
167403

Product link
N/A

Catalogue
N/A

Catalogue page
N/A

Cry Babies 1 

IMC are recalling certain batches of the Cry Babies - Nala

The affected serial numbers, which can be found in the battery compartment of the doll, are 18/10657/-36 ,37,38,39,40,41,43,44,45,46.

Cry Babies 2 

Battery compartment

What to do
Please return the item to a local Smyths Toys Store, where a refund will be issued.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

 

2019-04-10 Recall: Morrisons - TA-DAH! Cake

 

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

Morrisons recalls TA-DAH! Cake because of incorrect labelling. The packaging incorrectly states the toy wand is not suitable for children aged less than two years when this should be three years. The toy wand may present a choking hazard and a safety risk to small children.

Product details
Morrisons TA-DAH! Cake
Best-before date: all date codes

TA DAH cake 

No other Morrisons products are known to be affected.

Risk statement
The incorrect labelling may present a choking hazard and a safety risk to small children.

Action taken by the company
Morrisons is recalling the above product. Point of sale notices will be displayed in all retail stores that are selling this product. 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 do not eat or use it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

2019-04-10 Recall: Morrisons - Free From Choc Chip Cookies

 

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

Morrisons recalls Free From Choc Chip Cookies because they contain milk which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.

Product details
Morrisons Free From Choc Chip Cookies
Pack size: 145 g
Best-before date: All date codes

Choc chip cookies 

No other Morrisons products are known to be affected.

Risk statement
Allergen(s): milk

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

Action taken by the company
Morrisons 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 or intolerance to milk or milk constituents, do not eat it. Instead return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

2019-04-09 Recall: Flying Tiger Copenhagen - Wooden Train

 

Product recall

Recalled product
Train cart wood with magnet mix
Item no 3010874
Batch 211693
Sold since November 2018

Train cart 

Problem
The product contains small parts which may cause a choking hazard for children.

Incidents
None reported. This is a preventative measure.

Remedy
Customers should stop using this product immediately and keep it out of the reach of children.

Consumers are encouraged to return the toy to their nearest Flying Tiger Copenhagen store for a full refund.

It is essential to us that our customers trust the quality and safety of our products. Consequently, we react as quickly as possible when we discover products that are not compliant with the legal regulations

2019-04-08 Recall: Greggs frozen Mini Sausage Rolls (sold in Iceland)

 

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

Greggs is recalling its frozen Mini Sausage Rolls (16-pack) because they may contain small pieces of plastic. The presence of plastic could present a choking hazard, makes this product unsafe to eat and presents a safety risk. This product is exclusively sold in Iceland Stores and does not affect the products sold in Greggs.

Product details
Greggs Mini Sausage Rolls (16-pack)
Pack size:  433 g
Batch code: 18334
Best-before date: 30 November 2019

Greggs 

No other Greggs products are known to be affected.

Risk statement
The presence of plastic presents a choking and a safety risk.

Action taken by the company
Greggs is recalling the above product. Point-of-sale notices will be displayed in all Iceland stores that are selling this product. 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 Greggs product from Iceland, do not eat it. Instead, return it to the Iceland store from where it was bought for a full refund.

 

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No other products have been affected by this issue. We would like to apologise for the inconvenience this may cause.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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