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Tesco Ireland Issue Urgent Recall For Popular Ready Meal Products Due To Undeclared Information

By Darragh Berry

April 28, 2018 at 12:39pm


Tesco in Ireland have been forced to recall certain batches of Hearty Food Company Cottage Pie and Hearty Food Company Sausage and Mash because they contain milk which is not mentioned on the label.

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) states that the products are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.

Symptoms of milk intolerance can include: diarrhoea, nausea, a bloated stomach, as well as stomach cramps and pains.

The products being recalled are the 400g servings of Hearty Food Company Cottage Pie with a use-by date of 24, 27, 28 and 30 April, as well as 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 May.

As well as this, the 400g servings of the Hearty Food Company Sausage and Mash is being recalled with use-by dates of 25, 26, 29 April, as well as 1 and 2 May.

Tesco Cottage Pie
Tesco Sausage And Mash

The statement on the website reads: "Tesco is recalling the above products from customers and has contacted the relevant allergy support organisations, which will tell their members about the recall. 

"The company will also display a point-of-sale notice in their stores. This notice explains to customers why the products are being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the products."

Tesco also released a statement which says that: 

"We have been made aware by our supplier that due to a manufacturing error certain date codes of the Hearty Food Company chilled Cottage Pie and chilled Sausage and Mash may contain small quantities of milk. 

"These products should not contain milk and as such milk will not be declared on the packaging.

"Please do not consume these products if you have an allergy to milk, return the affected product to store where a full refund will be given. No receipt is required.

"Tesco apologises to our customers for any inconvenience caused. If you require further details, please contact Customer Services directly on: ROI 1850 744 844".

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