Food Safety Scotland

Empanada Selection contains sesame and prawns

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The Co-operative Food has withdrawn packs of its Loved by Us 10 Piece Empanada Selection which contain sesame and prawns. These ingredients are not mentioned on the product label, which mean that the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to sesame and/or crustaceans (prawns).

Product name:
Co-op Loved by Us 10 Piece Empanada Selection
Brand: The Co-operative Food
‘Use by’ date: 10 December 2015
Pack size: 250g
Risk
Allergens: sesame and crustaceans (prawns)
The product contains sesame and prawns, which are not mentioned on the product label, making the product a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to sesame and/or crustaceans (prawns).
Advice to consumers
If you have bought the above product and have an allergy to sesame and/or crustaceans (prawns), do not eat it. Instead, contact The Co-operative Customer Relations Team on freephone 0800 0686 727 for a full refund.
Action taken by the company
The company has withdrawn the above product. Point-of-sale notices have been displayed in stores that were selling the affected product. The Co-operative Food has contacted the relevant allergy support organisations, which will tell their members about the withdrawal.