Doritos Chilli Heatwave crisps recalled over health fears with customers urged NOT to eat them

Doritos Chilli Heatwave crisps recalled over health fears with customers urged NOT to eat them

PepsiCo the makers of Doritos is urgently recalling two pack sizes of Doritos Chilli Heatwave crisps.

The recall is necessary as the product contains milk which is not mentioned on the label.

This makes the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.

Pepsico is recalling the above product from customers and has contacted the relevant allergy support organisations, which will tell their members about the recall.

A Pepsico spokesman said: “We are recalling a limited quantity of Doritos Chilli Heatwave 90g and 150g packs as incorrect product may have been packed into bags.

“The product contains flavourings which contain milk, cheese powder and milk protein.

“While the packaging does state the corn chips are made in a factory which handles milk, the allergen is not declared on the ingredients list and therefore presents an allergen risk for milk.

“We take the safety and quality of our products very seriously and we are reaching out to consumers through retailers, the FSA, allergen support group networks and our own database of those affected by allergies.

“We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused.”

The company has also issued a point-of-sale notice to its customers.

This notice explains to customers why the product is being recalled and tells them what to do if they have bought the product.

If you have bought the above product and have an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents, do not eat it.

Instead please call Pepsico’s consumer care line on 0800 274777 for a full refund.

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