Tesco recalls chocolate bars in allergy scare

Tesco recall Chocolate Bars

Tesco has taken back chocolate bars due to the possibility of them containing peanuts, which were not mentioned on the packaging. These items are no longer available for purchase on the shelves.

The store has given an emergency public announcement regarding the health and safety concerns related to their products called Tesco Nutty Nougat Caramel Chocolate Bars Multipack and Tesco Dreamy Caramel Chocolate Bars Multipack.

Normally priced at £1.15, the supermarket has declared that they have recalled the products due to a packaging error. Each pack consists of six items.

It acknowledged that this could potentially be dangerous for individuals who have a peanut allergy and pose a threat to their health.

Those who have a nut allergy and are exposed to it could potentially experience anaphylaxis, which can lead to lethal consequences if immediate medical assistance is not provided.

Milder responses may consist of skin conditions such as hives, eczema, and swelling, along with rashes. Other symptoms include a runny nose, sneezing, watery or red eyes, as well as stomach discomfort, queasiness, throwing up, or diarrhea.

The Anaphylaxis Campaign is an organization that aims to support individuals affected by anaphylaxis. They explained that anaphylaxis can cause severe and even life-threatening allergic reactions that impact multiple parts of the body, including the airways, heart, circulation, gut, and skin.

The signs may begin to manifest instantly or in a few minutes after getting in contact with the food or chemical that triggers the allergy, and usually, they worsen at a fast pace. In exceptional circumstances, the signs can show up after a few hours.

Anaphylaxis is often triggered by commonly known foods like peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs, shellfish, fish, sesame seeds, and kiwi fruit. However, several other foods can bring about this condition.

The blood pressure may drop suddenly, causing anaphylactic shock. The individual could experience weakness and limpness, and a feeling that something bad is occurring.

This could result in a breakdown, loss of consciousness, and in rare instances, fatality.

Refund From Tesco: Return Items Now

The warning was issued by the Food Standards Agency of the Government.

The statement advised against consuming the aforementioned items and advised individuals to return them to any Tesco store for a complete reimbursement.

Tesco has decided to withdraw the mentioned items from its customers and has been instructed to reach out to the appropriate allergy assistance groups, who will inform their members about the withdrawal.

The business has additionally released a notification of recall to their patrons. These notifications impart to patrons the reason for the product's removal from the market and provide instructions on what steps to take if they have already acquired the product.

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