Tesco ,Waitrose, Morrisons, Asda and Sainsburys recall gluten free products
- Tesco ,Waitrose, Asda and Sainsburys, Morrisons, recalled products
- Own-brand ‘gluten-free’ breads and pizza bases may contain the allergen
- Supermarkets are trying to inform the public
The supermarkets that have been selling the gluten free products are Asda, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, Tesco and Morrisons the warnings include including pitta bread and pizza bases.
The Food Standards Agency commented saying “are a possible health risk” for those people who are gluten intolerant, but the risk to consumers was very low according to the industry standard.
All the affected products were all made by a bakery run by food company Genius which supplies the supermarket with their products and own brand products.
A spokesman for the bakery commented further: “Recall procedures have been put in place in order to ensure the safety of all customers which, as always, remains our first priority.”
It is believed the products were contaminated by a dry ingredient used in the baking process.
Asda has told customers who had bought gluten-free pizza bases, garlic and coriander naan breads or white pitta breads to look at their website and check best before dates the website can be found here Gulten free recalls.
It also commented saying “We are very sorry for any inconvenience caused and will ensure this doesn’t happen again”.
Sainsbuys said that the allergen applies to pizza bases, multiseeded and white, sultana scones,pitta breads, garlic and coriander naan breads and syrup pancakes customers who have these products must check the best before dates which can be found on sainsbury website Sainsbury gluten free info .
The supermarket wrote: “As a precautionary measure, we are asking all customers who have bought these products to return them to their nearest Sainsbury’s store, where they will receive a full refund.
“No other Sainsbury’s products are affected by this issue, and we apologise for the inconvenience this may cause.”