The following notice has been issued by the Food Standards Agency:
Lidl is recalling Alesto Raw Fruit and Nut Bar Cacao and Orange variant because it contains sulphur dioxide, which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites.
Alesto Raw Fruit and Nut Bar Cacao and Orange
Pack size: 35 g
Best-before-end date: October 2020
Allergens: sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites
This product contains sulphur dioxide making it a possible health risk for anyone with a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites.
Action taken by the company
Lidl is recalling the above product from customers and been advised to contact 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. Please see the attached notice.
Our advice to consumers
If you have bought the above product and have a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites, do not eat it. If customers are making an essential trip to a Lidl store, they can return the item in-store, with or without a receipt. Alternatively, customers can email email@example.com with a photo of the affected item and the best-before-end date to claim a refund.