Tesco Mini Chocolate Crispies withdrawn

Last updated:
31 January 2013
allergy alert
Some batches of Tesco Mini Chocolate Crispies have been withdrawn because the product contains soya, which is not mentioned on the label. This is a potential health risk for anyone who is allergic to soya. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

Product details

The product being withdrawn from sale is:

  • Tesco Mini Chocolate Crispies, 49g
  • Batch numbers: 2292, 2295, 2303, 2319, 3021
  • All ‘best before’ dates between, and including, 19 May 2013 and 30 June 2013

Tesco is withdrawing the above batches from sale because they contain soya, which is not mentioned on the label. Customer notices will be displayed in stores to explain to customers why the product is being withdrawn.

Anyone with an allergy to soya is advised not to eat this product. Instead, you can return the product to a store for a full refund or contact the Tesco Freephone number on 0800 50 55 55.

No other Tesco products are known to be affected.

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