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Doves Farm withdraws gluten-free buckwheat flour

Doves Farm is withdrawing one batch of its gluten-free buckwheat flour because the product contains gluten. Although the level of gluten is low, it is above that allowed for the flour to be labelled gluten-free. If you’re intolerant to gluten, don’t eat this product. The Agency has issued an Allergy Alert.

Product details

The product being withdrawn is:

  • Doves Farm gluten-free buckwheat flour, 1kg
  • Best before: 12 October 2012

Doves Farm has withdrawn the affected flour, and contacted the relevant allergy support organisations, which will inform their members. Customer notices will be displayed in stores, explaining why the product is being withdrawn.

If you’ve bought the product you can return it to the company at the address below.
Doves Farm
Freepost RG2974
Berkshire RG17 0RF

No other Doves Farm products are known to be affected.

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