Milk was the number one undecalred allergen causing recalls in the UK between 2016 and 2021


Allergens top cause of food recalls in the UK

By Gwen Ridler

Allergens continue to be the main cause of food and drink recalls in the UK, with products containing milk the most frequent pulled from store shelves, according to a new report published in the scientific journal Food Control.

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Food and drink product recalls round-up

By Gwen Ridler

Plastic contamination, microbiological contamination and undeclared allergens all sparked recalls of food and drink products over the past month.

Asda, Linda McCartney and Cérélia all announced recalls last week

Food recall round-up

By Gwen Ridler

Listeria, mispackaged items and incorrect date codes sparked recalls from food firms in the past week, covered in this round-up.

Salmonella contamination sparked a number of food recalls this month

Salmonella sparks food recalls

By Gwen Ridler

Salmonella contamination has sparked recalls of infant formula, pork snack products and frozen raw dog foods over the past month, according to reports by the Food Standards Agency (FSA).

Recalls can be prevented by safeguarding against 'never events' in the factory

Preventing recalls by avoiding ‘never events’

By Gwen Ridler

Up to half of all food and drink recalls could be prevented by avoiding ‘never events’, easily preventable packaging and labelling mistakes that trigger an allergen related recall, management consultancy RQA has claimed.

Unlabeled allergens, salmonella contamination and chocking hazards all sparked recalls in December

December food recall roundup

By Gwen Ridler

Christmas crackers, protein balls and jelly cups were just some of the products recalled by food and drink firms over the Christmas period.


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