Sainsbury’s recalls vegan food product because it contains meat
One of the UK’s main supermarkets, Sainsbury’s, is recalling one of its vegan products because it was poorly packaged and contains meat.
The product also contains undeclared milk which may present a hazard to allergy sufferers.
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Sainsbury’s Love Your Veg Butternut Squash and Lentil Lasagna is the subject product and customers are encouraged to return it to store.
According to the alert, the product contains pork and beef which are also not listed on the label because the product was improperly packaged with Sainsbury’s Bolognaise Melt.
The advisory also states that the product contains milk, making it a potential health risk for anyone who is allergic or intolerant to milk or its components.
The company has issued a recall notice to customers explaining why it is being recalled and what to do if they have purchased the product.
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Sainsbury’s wrote: “It has been brought to our attention that [some] Sainsbury’s Love Your Veg Butternut Squash and Lentil Lasagna packages contain Sainsbury’s Bolognaise Melt which contains milk, pork and beef which are not declared on the package.
“As a precautionary measure, we ask customers who have purchased the product with an expiration date of July 17 only and who have an allergy or intolerance to milk or who do not eat pork or beef not to eat it.
“Take it back to your nearest Sainsbury’s store where you will receive a full refund.”
The specific product has a SKU number of 7978371 and has an expiration date of July 17th.
If you need more details, please contact Sainsbury’s Careline on 0800 636 262.