Aunt Bessie's product recalled by Lidl over allergy fears

The Food Standards Agency has issued a recall notice for an Aunt Bessie's product sold in budget supermarket Lidl.

The recall notice, issued this month, advised: "Aunt Bessie's is recalling Aunt Bessie's Croquettes because the packs may also include potato balls that contain egg, which is not mentioned on the label.

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Affected batchProduct: Aunt Bessie's CroquettesBest before end: June 2019Batch codes: D47 352 03:09 to D47 352 03:20Pack size: 550g

"This means the product poses a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to egg. The affected product is only sold in Lidl."

Customers who think they may have an allergy or intolerance to egg are advised not to eat the product and to return it to the Lidl store from which it was purchased.

Aunt Bessie's has also taken steps to contact relevant allergy support organisations about the recall, so they can inform at risk members, while point of sale notices have been issued to Lidl stores to display.