Waitrose Aberdeen Angus Beef Burger Recall [UK]


UK FlagUK/London: Logo - Waitrose & PartnersWaitrose & Partners, a London, England establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Waitrose branded Aberdeen Angus Beef Burgers with Red Wine and Herbs from the British marketplace due to undeclared Wheat 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/sBIE30qbuGq

Direct link: https://www.food.gov.uk/news-alerts/alert/fsa-aa-05-2020

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

  • Waitrose branded Aberdeen Angus Beef Burgers with Red Wine and Herbs, sold in 270 gram packages; affected batch/lots and dates: all dates ranging from 15 December 2019 up to and including 21 January 2020

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

Please note: while these products may be past their use-by dates, they may be in your freezers. People who have purchased these products are urged to check their refrigerators and/or freezers to ensure these food products have not been stored. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase for refund.

According to the FSA, Waitrose has recalled certain Waitrose branded Aberdeen Angus Beef Burgers with Red Wine and Herbs because they may contain Wheat (Gluten), an ingredient not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to Wheat 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 Beef Burger products and could be allergic to their Wheat or 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 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 further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Waitrose Customer Service at 0800 188 881 during normal business hours British Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Aberdeen Angus Beef Burgers, please search for “burgers” or more generically, “beef” 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 Waitrose & Partners, please search for “Waitrose” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
FSA Ref: FSA-AA-05-2020
Recalls Direct RIN: 12564-2020
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