Thorntons brand Chocolate Easter Egg Recall [UK]

UK FlagUK/London: Thorntons brand Chocolate Easter Egg Recall [UK]Thorntons recalls all batch/lots of Hollow Dark Chocolate Easter Eggs with Personalised Icing due to undeclared Milk, a known allergen, source of dietary intolerance and possible trigger of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention. FSA:

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The UK Food Standards Agency (“FSA”) reports the following Chocolate Easter Eggs are subject to recall:

  • Hollow Dark Chocolate Easter Eggs with personalised iced messages, sold in 265 gram packages with a barcode/EAN of 5016346510139. All batch/lot codes are affected by this recall.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the Chocolate Eggs’ packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the FSA, Thorntons has recalled all batch/lots of Dark Chocolate Easter Eggs with a Personalised Iced Messages because the icing contains Milk, an ingredient that is not declared on the label. This means the Easter Eggs are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to Milk or Milk constituents.

==> For information about Milk Allergy or Lactose Intolerance, please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” tab at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession these recalled Chocolate Easter Egg and could be allergic to their Milk ingredients, have a close family member who is allergic or has previously experienced Anaphylaxis or are unsure of your allergy status, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Thorntons at 0345 121 1911 or by e-mail at You can also reach the company by post at the following address:

Thorntons Ltd
Thorntons Park
Somercotes, Alferton
Derbyshire, DE55 4XJ

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Infants and Children, please search for “children” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared Milk, please search for “milk” using the Search Box at the top of this page.


More information about this recall:
FSA Ref: FSA-AA-27-2017
Recalls Direct RIN: 8484-2017
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