Morrisons recalls some chunky vegetable soup
Wednesday 11 March 2009
Morrisons has recalled some of its own-brand Chunky Vegetable Soup (330g), because Chicken and Vegetable Soup has been packed into Chunky Vegetable Soup packs. This means the product contains gluten, which is not declared on the label, and so the product could be a health risk for people allergic to or intolerant of gluten, or allergic to barley. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.
Anyone with an allergy to or intolerance of gluten, or an allergy to barley, is advised not to eat this product.
The product being recalled is:
- Morrisons Chunky Vegetable Soup, 330g
- Best before: December 2009
Morrisons has recalled the affected product and contacted the relevant allergy support organisations, which will inform their members of the recall. Anyone who has bought the affected product can return it for a full refund.
No other Morrisons products are known to be affected.
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