The following notice has been issued by the Food Standards Agency:
Co-op is recalling Bakery Short Crust Mince Pie 4s because some of the products may not have the correct allergen labelling information. Some of the labels may not mention barley. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to barley or gluten.
Co-op Bakery Short Crust Mince Pie 4s
Best-before date: All date codes up to and including 6 November 2019
No other Co-op products are known to be affected.
Allergen(s): barley (gluten).
This product contains barley (gluten) making it a possible health risk with an allergy or intolerance to barley (gluten).
Action taken by the company
Co-op is recalling the above product from customers and has contacted the relevant allergy support organisations, which will tell their members about the recall. The company has also issued a point-of-sale notice to its customers. These notices explain to customers why the product is being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product.
Our advice to consumers
If you have bought the above product and have an allergy or intolerance to barley (gluten), do not eat it. Instead return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.