ASDA branded Frozen Smooth Mashed Potato Recall [UK]


UK FlagUK/London: ASDA branded Frozen Smooth Mashed Potato Recall [UK]ASDA, a Leeds, West Yorkshire establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of ASDA branded Frozen Smooth Mashed Potato due to suspected incorrect product insertion and consequential undeclared Gluten, a known allergen, source of dietary intolerance and possible trigger of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention.

FSA: http://ht.ly/zseC30mDIYy

Direct link: https://www.food.gov.uk/news-alerts/alert/fsa-aa-77-2018

Additional information:
The UK Food Standards Agency (“FSA”) reports the following Potato products are subject to recall:

  • ASDA Frozen Smooth Mashed Potato, sold in 900 gram packages with a batch/lot number of 18151 and a best-before date of 31 May 2019

==> No barcodes, UPCs, EANs or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

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

According to the FSA, ASDA has recalled certain batch/lots of ASDA branded Frozen Smooth Mashed Potato products because some packages may incorrectly contain Potato Croquettes instead of the indicated Mashed Potato. The Potato Croquettes products may contain Wheat (Gluten), an ingredient not identified on the product label. This means the recalled Mashed Potato products are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to Wheat and/or Gluten.

==> For information about Wheat Allergy or Gluten Intolerance, please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of these recalled Frozen Smooth Mashed Potato products and could be allergic to their Gluten 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 believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled ASDA branded Frozen Smooth Mashed Potato products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Mashed Potato products to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Smooth Mashed Potatoes, please search for “potato” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by ASDA, please search for “ASDA” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
FSA Ref: FSA-AA-77-2018
Recalls Direct RIN: 10835-2018
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