Waitrose issued an urgent recall notice for a popular line item from superstar chef Heston Blumenthal. The supermarket is recovering the item because of an undisclosed ingredient, leading to fears of allergies.
Lidl issued an urgent warning this week after discovering substances in a product that could damage the liver or increase the risk of liver cancer.
A food recall was issued for Lidl's Kania Oregano spice, as the item was found to contain high levels of pyrrolizidine alkaloids.
Pyrrolizidine alkaloids at high levels that can lead to liver disease and cancer.
The Food Standard Agency (FSA) warned: “Lidl GB is reminiscent of Kania Oregano due to the possible presence of high levels of pyrrolizidine alkaloids.
The FSA issued the following statement: “Lidl GB is recovering the above product. Point of sale notices will be displayed in all retail stores that sell this product. "
A notice at the point of sale explains to customers why the product is being recovered and tells them what to do if they have purchased the product.
In this case, the advice provided by the FSA is simple: “If you purchased the aforementioned product with the affected expiration date and batch code, we recommend that you do not eat it.
"Instead, return it to a Lidl GB store for a full refund, with or without a receipt."