Harrods recalls £14 chocolate biscuits containing pistachio nuts

Harrods recalls £14 chocolate biscuits containing pistachio nuts

May 29, 2023

Urgent nut allergy alert: Harrods recalls chocolate biscuits containing pistachio which is not mentioned on the label

  •  Customers have ben urged to return the biscuits to the shop for a refund 

Luxury London store Harrods  has been forced to recall a range of chocolate biscuits from its shelves as they contain pistachio nuts.

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) alert states that as there’s no warning on the labels that the Harrods Chocolate Cantuccini biscuits they could pose a risk to people with nut allergies. 

People who are allergic to nuts and come into contact with some can go into anaphylactic shock which can cause death in extreme cases. 

Less severe reactions include hives, eczema or swelling and rashes on the skin, runny nose and sneezing, red or watery eyes, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting or diarrhoea.

A full statement from the FSA reads: ‘Harrods is recalling Harrods Chocolate Cantuccini biscuits because they contain pistachio (nuts), which are not mentioned on the label.

The Harrods Chocolate Cantuccini Biscuits have been recalled by the luxury store 

‘This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to pistachio (nuts).

‘Product details:

‘Harrods Chocolate Cantuccini Biscuits

‘Pack size 250g

‘Batch code L1592

‘Best before August 2023

‘Harrods is recalling the above product from customers and has 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.

‘Our advice to consumers – if you have bought the above product and have an allergy to pistachio (nuts), do not eat it. Instead please contact Harrods Customer Services on +44 (0) 20 7730 1234 to request a full refund.’

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