This edition of Recall Roundup looks at the UK food and beverage recalls, including those with incorrect labeling.

Choking Hazards

Oriental Foods Distributor in the UK is recalling its two jelly cups because they contain “unauthorised ingredients” such as Carrageenan and Konjac. They are not allowed as ingredients in jelly candy because they can cause choking.

The first product, “New Choice Taro Flavour Mini Fruity Gels,” comes in a jar of 1kg. The recall includes all batch codes, as well as all dates of best before.

The second product, “New Choice Tropical Flavour Mini Fruity Gels,” is also available in a 1kg Jar. The recall includes all batch codes and best-before dates.

State of the Industry Report is now available online…

State of the Industry is our latest report. It provides a comprehensive view of the state of the US food and beverage industry.

This report includes highlights of the recent Food Integrity US-2023 conference as well as contributions by industry leaders, experts, and organizations.

The company stated that “consistency and solubility of the product, as well as its shape, size, and consumption method,” can cause choking hazards. The company has stated that products can be projected out of the capsule or cup in one piece if you apply pressure to the tip.

Oriental Foods Distributor said that products could be returned at the original store for a refund, with or without a receipt. Consumers are advised not to eat the products.

Labeling errors

Interstoq recalls Chocomel in other parts of the UK because the label does not list the milk in English.

The product is available in 300ml packs. The recall includes the best-before dates, 07 November 2023 to 29 November 2023.

The company was advised to contact allergy support groups that can inform their members of the recall. Interstoq issued notices at the point of sale to explain why this product was recalled.

You should not drink the product if you are allergic to milk or its constituents. Home Bargains will refund you in full if the product is returned.

“We used dealcoholized wine because we were curious about the effects of bioactive compounds, specifically polyphenols in wine, on skin health. Alcohol could introduce a variable into the study, causing the results to differ. “Dealcoholization may also alter the chemical composition,” concluded Christman.

Christman will present his findings at NUTRITION2023, the American Society for Nutrition’s flagship annual meeting, which takes place between 22-25 July in Boston, Massachusetts.