Product recall: be careful, you risk allergies with cashew nuts sold at Lidl

Product recall: be careful, you risk allergies with cashew nuts sold at Lidl

Roasted and salted cashew nuts from the Alesto brand (sold at Lidl) are the subject of a recall. In question, the presence of undeclared allergenic substances.

If you have purchased Alesto brand cashew nuts (sold at Lidl) at the references below, please do not consume them and return them to the store for a refund. Indeed, according to the Rappel Conso website, the presence of peanuts is only declared as traces while the product may contain whole peanuts.

Information you need to know about the product

  • Roasted and salted cashew nuts and seeds
  • Brand: Alesto
  • Model or reference: roasted and salted cashew nuts 150g Alesto
  • GTIN 20413422 Lot L196057 Minimum durability date 11/30/2024
  • Packaging: 150g bag
  • Marketing date: 01/12/2024
  • End of marketing date: 02/14/2024
  • Storage temperature: Product to be stored at room temperature
  • Geographical sales area: entire Europe
  • Distributors: LIDL
  • Published: 02/14/2024
  • Reason for recall: Mixed peanuts in cashew bag
  • Risks incurred: Undeclared allergenic substances.
  • Additional description of the risk: The presence of peanuts is only declared as traces while the product may contain whole peanuts
  • Contact consumer service. Contact number: 0323554433
  • Compensation terms: Reimbursement.
  • Additional public information: Safe product if no peanut allergies

What to do if you have these cashews?

These cashew nuts were recalled because a check revealed the presence of traces of allergens not mentioned on the labeling. The allergens concerned are peanuts. Peanut allergy is one of the most common and severe food allergies, often causing serious problems.

It is therefore strongly recommended not to consume the product if you are allergic to peanuts. If in doubt, it is also best to return the product to the store where a refund will be offered.