Lidl, Morrisons and Iceland issue product recalls for nuts, paella and candles

Major retailers including Lidl, Iceland, Morrisons and Smiggle have issued product recalls for food and other items that could prove a hazard.

Product recalls are issued for a number of reasons – including allergens being missed off labels and the presence of anything from pieces of plastic or metal to food poisoning bugs.

Clothes and toys are sometimes recalled because of a danger to children – such as a choking hazard – while pet food is recalled for reasons such as potential food poisoning.

Anyone who has bought any of the items listed in the latest product recalls put out by Trading Standards and the Food Standards Agency is advised not to use them – and instead contact the retailers for a full refund or replacement.

Lidl – Alesto – Californian Pistachios Roasted and Salted

Lidl GB is recalling Alesto Californian Pistachios Roasted and Salted because Salmonella has been found in the product.

Product details
Alesto Californian Pistachios Roasted and Salted
Pack size: 200 g
Batch code: LP200N22004
Best-before date: 04 October 2022

Risk statement
The presence of Salmonella in the product listed above.

Symptoms caused by Salmonella usually include fever, diarrhoea and abdominal cramps.

Action taken by the company
Lidl GB is recalling the above products. Point of sale notices will be displayed in 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. Please see the attached notice.

Advice to consumers
If you have bought any of the above products do not eat them. Instead, return them to the store from where they were bought for a full refund. If you require further information, please contact Lidl GB Customer Services on 0370 444 1234.

Morrisons – Elements Scented Tin Candles

The following notice appears on the Morrisons website

Morrisons Elements Scented Tin Candles
Variants: Fire, Water, Earth, Air

Candles

What’s happened?
Morrisons is recalling these products because there is a risk that some candles may burn in an uncontrolled manner presenting a fire risk.

What do you need to do?
If you have purchased one of these candles, do not burn it and return it to your nearest Morrisons store for a full refund. We don’t need a receipt.

NO OTHER CANDLES ARE AFFECTED BY THIS RECALL.

“We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause and assure customers of our continuing commitment to the highest standard of product quality and safety.”

Lidl – Culinea Paella

Lidl Northern Ireland is recalling Culinea Paella because it contains crustaceans, fish, milk and molluscs which are not mentioned in English on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to crustaceans, fish, molluscs and / or an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.

Product details
Culinea Paella
Pack size: 750 g
Batch code: L1354-2
Best-before date: 20 June 2023
Allergens: crustaceans, fish, milk, molluscs

Paella

Risk statement
This product contains crustaceans, fish, milk and molluscs making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to crustaceans, fish, molluscs and / or an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.

Action taken by the company
Lidl Northern Ireland is recalling the above product from customers and has been advised to contact the relevant allergy support organizations, 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. Please see the attached notice.

Our advice to consumers
If you have bought the above product and have an allergy to crustaceans, fish, molluscs and / or 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.

Mothercare – Santa Pajama Sets and Snowman Top

The following notice appears on the Boots website

Mothercare product recall
Santa Pajama Sets and Snowman Top
Sold in Boots between 1 September 2021 and 22 February 2022

Mothercare

Mothercare have identified that there is a chance that the pom pom detail attached to the tops could become detached when a pulling force is applied. This may be a potential choking hazard. Mothercare have therefore decided to recall all sizes on the affected products as a precaution.

Customers who purchased any of these items between 1 September 2021 and 22 February 2022 are asked to return them to a Boots store at their earliest convenience for a refund.

If you’ve bought this product for someone else, it’s important that you let them know about this as soon as possible.

“We’re sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. If you do have any concerns or need any further advice, then please speak to someone at your local Boots store or call the Boots Customer Care Team on 0800 915 0004.”

Iceland – Takeaway Chicken Bhuna

Iceland is recalling Iceland Takeaway Chicken Bhuna (Frozen) because it contains milk which is not declared on the label. As a result of a packaging error, some packs may contain Iceland Takeaway Creamy Butter Chicken. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.

Product details
Iceland Takeaway Chicken Bhuna
Pack size: 375 g
Batch code: L22026
Best-before date: 26 January 2024
Allergen: milk

Bhuna

Risk statement
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
Iceland is recalling the above product from customers and they have been advised to contact the relevant allergy support organizations, 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 tells them what to do if they have bought the product. Please see the attached notice.

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. If you have any questions or concerns, you can contact Iceland customer care telephone line on 0800 328 0800. For stores in ROI, you can contact 01885 3868.

Republic of Munchery – several pet feed products

Republic of Munchery Limited is recalling several pet feed products because of the presence of Salmonella in one of the ingredients used to manufacture the products listed below.

Product details
Wilsons Cold Pressed Haggis
Pack sizes: 2 kg and 10 kg
Best-before date: 07 January 2023

Wilsons Cold Pressed Succulent Chicken
Pack sizes: 2 kg and 10 kg
Best-before dates: all dates from 15 December 2022 up to and including 17 February 2023

Wilsons Cold Pressed Grass Fed Lamb
Pack sizes: 2 kg and 10 kg
Best-before dates: all dates from 13 December 2022 up to and including 10 February 2023

Wilsons Cold Pressed Clear Water Salmon
Pack sizes: 2 kg and 10 kg
Best-before dates: all dates from 15 December 2022 up to and including 23 February 2023

Wilsons Cold Pressed Farmhouse Turkey and Duck
Pack sizes: 2 kg and 10 kg
Best-before dates: all dates from 10 December 2022 up to and including 22 February 2023

Wilsons Cold Pressed Highland Venison and Trout
Pack sizes: 2 kg and 10 kg
Best-before dates: all dates from 16 December 2022 up to and including 14 February 2023

Wilsons Cold Pressed Wild White Fish
Pack sizes: 2 kg and 10 kg
Best-before dates: all dates from 14 December 2022 up to and including 2 February 2023

Wilsons Cold Pressed Working Dog Beef
Pack size: 15 kg
Best-before dates: all dates from 13 December 2022 up to and including 23 February 2023

Wilsons Cold Pressed Working Dog Chicken
Pack size: 15 kg
Best-before dates: all dates from 14 December 2022 up to and including 23 February 2023

Wilsons Cold Pressed Working Dog Pork
Pack size: 15 kg
Best-before dates: all dates from 20 December 2022 up to and including 21 February 2023

Risk statement
The presence of Salmonella in the products listed above. Salmonella is a bacterium that can cause illness in humans and animals. The products could therefore carry a potential risk, because of the presence of Salmonellaeither through direct handling of the product, or indirectly, for example from pet feeding bowls, utensils or contact with the faeces of animals.

Sneyd’s Wonderfeeds Ltd is recalling several pet feed products because of the presence of salmonella in one of the ingredients used to manufacture the products listed below.

Product details

Sneyd’s Wonderdog Active Light
Pack size 15Kg
Batch code 57 58
Best before 21 December 2022 06 January 2023
Sneyd’s Wonderdog Special
Pack size 15Kg
Batch code All batches from 1383 through to 1408
Best before All dates from 03 December 2022 up to and including 14 February 2023
Sneyd’s Wonderdog Original
Pack size 15Kg
Batch code All batches from 3239 through to 3264
Best before All dates from 03 December 2022 up to and including 14 February 2023

Risk statement

The presence of salmonella in the products listed above. Salmonella is a bacterium that can cause illness in humans and animals. The products could therefore carry a potential risk, because of the presence of salmonella, either through direct handling of the product, or indirectly, for example from pet feeding bowls, utensils or contact with the faeces of animals.

In humans, symptoms caused by salmonella usually include fever, diarrhoea and abdominal cramps. Infected animals may not necessarily display signs of illness, but symptoms can include diarrhoea.

Smiggle – Fun Character Slapband Watch

The following notice has been issued by the Office for Product Safety and Standards

Smiggle – Fun Character Slapband Watch

Smiggle

Alert number
2203-0129

Product type
Toys – Slapband

Product identifiers
Line 444313

Product description
Kid’s slap band watches available in a shark, dinosaur, unicorn and rabbit design

Country of origin
China

Counterfeit
No

Risk type
Chemical and choking

Risk description
The product presents a choking and chemical risk as the button battery compartment of the product may not be adequately secured and the button battery may be accessible. Button batteries can cause serious or fatal injuries if they are swallowed or placed inside any part of the body, and the battery also presents a choking hazard

Corrective measures
Smiggle have recalled the product from end users. Customers should stop using the product and return it to Smiggle for a refund. Further information about the recall can be found online

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