Some Bovetti dark chocolate contains milk protein
Some Bovetti Dark Chocolate with Cocoa Beans (100g) has been found to contain
casein (milk protein) that has not been mentioned on the product label. This
makes the product a possible health risk for people who are allergic to, or
intolerant of, milk or milk constituents. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.
Anyone with an allergy to, or intolerance of, milk or milk constituents is
advised not eat this product.
Details of the affected batch:
* Bovetti Dark Chocolate with Cocoa Beans, 100g
* Best before: 30 September 2009
* Product code: L246
The product has been made in France and imported into the UK by Trans Manche
Food Ltd. The Agency is aware that the product has been sold in Waitrose, which
has voluntarily recalled all products with 2009 best before dates.
The Agency is currently investigating with authorities in France, the possibility
of further distribution within the UK and any actions they intend to take with
regards to this product.
All future production of this product will be relabelled to include information
on the risk of possible cross contamination with milk. In addition, the Agency
has contacted the relevant allergy support organisations, which will inform
their members of the recall.
No other Bovetti products are known to be affected.