Tesco Pesto Red, Green & Spinach Pesto Recall [UK]


Tesco Pesto Red, Green & Spinach Pesto Recall [UK]

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UK FlagUK/London: Tesco PLC, a Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of various Tesco branded Pesto products from the British marketplace due to undeclared Peanuts, 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/6NCP30q9lGr

Direct link: https://www.food.gov.uk/news-alerts/alert/fsa-aa-03-2020

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

  • Tesco branded Green Pesto, sold in 190 gram jars; affected dates: all dates before 01/11/2022
  • Tesco branded Green Pesto, sold in 280 gram jars; affected dates: all dates before 01/11/2022
  • Tesco branded Reduced Fat Green Pesto, sold in 190 gram jars; affected dates: all dates before 01/11/2022
  • Tesco branded Reduced Fat Red Pesto, sold in 190 gram jars; affected dates: all dates before 01/11/2022
  • Tesco branded Spinach & Ricotta Pesto, sold in 190 gram jars; affected dates: all dates before 01/11/2022

==> 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. Additional images of the recalled Tesco branded Pesto products can be found on the Web site above.

According to the FSA, these products may contain Peanuts making them a health risk for anyone with an allergy to Peanuts.

==> For information about Nut Allergy (including Peanuts and Tree Nuts), please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” tab at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of these recalled Tesco branded Pesto products and could be allergic to their Peanut 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 a medical emergency, please contact 9-9-9, your closest hospital A&E or emergency centre equipped to properly treat Anaphylaxis.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Tesco Customer Services directly on 0800 505 555 in the UK or 0180 744 844 in the Republic of Ireland during normal business hours British Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Tesco Pesto Red, Green and Spinach & Ricotta Pesto products, please search for “pesto” or more generically, “vegetables” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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

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

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More information about this recall:
FSA Ref: FSA-AA-03-2020
Recalls Direct RIN: 12532-2020
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