Food Safety: Tesco & Wicked Kitchen Desserts


Food Safety: Tesco & Wicked Kitchen Desserts

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UK FlagUK/London: Tesco PLC (“Tesco”), a Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Tesco & Wicked Kitchen branded Dessert Products from the British marketplace due to suspected mislabeling and consequential undeclared Walnuts, a known allergen, source of dietary intolerance and possible trigger of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention to minimize pain and suffering as well as prevent life-altering injury or death.

FSA: https://bit.ly/3C2Cvjg

Direct link: https://www.food.gov.uk/news-alerts/alert/fsa-aa-44-2022

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

  • Tesco Free From Strawberry Cheesecake Desserts, sold in two (2) by 100 gram packages; affected batch/lots: all current date codes
  • Wicked Kitchen Millionaires Sundae Desserts, sold in 110 gram packages; affected batch/lots: all current date codes
  • Wicked Kitchen Strawberry and Vanilla Cheesecake Desserts, sold in 100 gram packages; affected batch/lots: all current date codes
  • Wicked Kitchen Chocolate and Vanilla Cheesecake Desserts, sold in 100 gram packages; affected batch/lots: all current date codes

==> No barcodes, EANs, item numbers, best-before date codes, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations 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 Desserts can be found on the Web site above.

According to the FSA, Tesco PLC (“Tesco”) recalls certain batch/lots of Tesco & Wicked Kitchen branded Dessert Products from the British marketplace due to suspected mislabeling and consequential undeclared Walnuts. As a direct result of this suspected defect, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled Dessert products identified above.

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

==> 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.

Proposed Remedy:
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of these recalled Tesco and Wicked Kitchen Desserts and could be allergic to their Walnuts 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.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-9-9, your closest hospital A&E or emergency centre equipped to properly treat Anaphylaxis.

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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Tesco Customer Services directly on 0800 505 555 during normal business hours British Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Tesco and/or Wicked Kitchen Desserts, please search for “dessert” or more generically, “confectionery” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning Anaphylaxis hazards, please search for “Anaphylaxis” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared Walnuts, please search for “walnut” 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.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Wicked Kitchen brand, please search for “Wicked Kitchen” 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-44-2022
Recalls Direct RIN: 16268-2022
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