Food Safety Scotland

Chicken and Chorizo Paella Withdrawn

Chicken and Chorizo Paella Withdrawn

The Food Standards Agency report that the Co-operative has withdrawn packs of its Loved by Us Chicken and Chorizo Paella that contain wheat and prawns.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 intolerance to gluten (wheat) and/or an allergy to prawns.

Gluten and Prawn Allergy

The product contains wheat and prawns, which are not mentioned on the product label, making the product a possible health risk for anyone with an intolerance to gluten (wheat) and/or an allergy to prawns.

FSA advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product and have an intolerance to gluten (wheat) and/or an allergy prawns, do not eat it. Instead, contact The Co-operative Customer Relations Team on freephone 0800 0686 727 for a full refund.

The company has withdrawn the above product. Point-of-sale notices will be displayed in stores that were selling the affected product. The Co-operative will be contacting the relevant allergy support organisations, which will tell their members about the withdrawal.
No other Co-operative products are known to be affected.
 Customer notice: Co-Op Loved by Us Chicken and Chorizo Paella

For more advice on how the current food labelling regulations affect restaurants,take aways indeed anyone serving food on their premises – even your local church hall.  Please take a look at our Food Allergen web pagehttp://www.tbds.co.uk