Food Standards Agency
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Booths withdraws its Caesar Salad
Booths has withdrawn all date codes of its Caesar Salad due to incorrect allergen information on the packaging. The dressing contains fish from anchovy essence, which has not been mentioned on the label. This is a potential health risk for anyone who is allergic or sensitive to fish. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.
If you are allergic or sensitive to fish you are advised not to eat this product.
The product being withdrawn is:
- Booths Caesar Salad, 215g
- All date codes and lots
The company has withdrawn all affected stock. Customer notices have been displayed in stores, alerting customers to the reasons for the withdrawal.
In addition, the company has contacted the relevant allergy support organisations, which will inform their members of the recall.
No other Booths products are known to be affected.
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