Whittard Of Chelsea Withdraws Tea Products
Whittard of Chelsea has withdrawn three tea products because they contain macadamia and almond nuts that are not mentioned on the label. If you have an allergy or intolerance to nuts you are advised not to consume these products. The Agency has issued an allergy alert.
Whittard of Chelsea’s Rooibos Cream Caramel Flavoured Tea and its Sticky Toffee Pudding Tea have been found to contain macadamia nuts. Its Spiced Chai Green Tea has been found to contain almonds.
107573 Rooibos Cream Caramel Flavoured Tea 125g
106922 Sticky Toffee Pudding Tea 125g
106476 Spiced Chai Green Tea 125g
Whittard of Chelsea has withdrawn the affected products. In addition, the company will be also contacting the relevant allergy support organisations, which will inform their members of the withdrawal. Notices will be displayed in all stores to alert consumers to the reasons for the withdrawal, and the actions they can take if they have purchased these products.
No other Whittard products are known to be affected
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