Tesco Frozen Classic Turkey Dinner recalled

Last updated:
1 October 2013
allergy alert
Some packs of Tesco Frozen Classic Turkey Dinner with a 'best before' end date of July 2014 have been recalled, because a manufacturing error means packs may contain a Tesco Classic All Day Breakfast meal, which contains egg. This makes the product a possible health risk to those with an allergy or intolerance to eggs. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

Product details

The product being recalled from customers is:

  • Tesco Frozen Classic Turkey Dinner, 400g
  • 'Best before' end: July 2014
  • Batch Codes: R32071, R32072

The company is recalling the above product from sale. Customer notices will be displayed in stores, explaining to customers why the product has been recalled. The company will also be contacting the relevant allergy support organisations, which will tell their members about the recall.

If you have bought this product and have an allergy or intolerance to egg, do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store where you bought it for a full refund. For more information, please contact Tesco customer services by calling 0800 50 55 55.

No other Tesco products are known to be affected.

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