Woolworths recalls food item for fear of allergy or anaphylaxis

Woolworth is urging customers who are allergic to dairy to look at their latest purchase and check for this item
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Woolworth is urging customers who are allergic to dairy to look at their latest purchase and check for this item – Sweet William Dairy Free Original Chocolate 100g.

Consumers who have a dairy allergy or intolerance should not consume this product and should return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund as presence of an undeclared allergen (dairy) has been detected.

For those who are dairy intolerant, an allergic reaction usually occurs minutes to hours after consuming milk.

Signs and symptoms of milk allergy range from mild to severe and can include wheezing, vomiting, hives and digestive problems. Sometimes, milk allergy can cause anaphylaxis — a severe, life-threatening reaction. Consumers with this condition are advised to be extra cautious.

Details of the recall

Identifying features: Best Before: 02/2018
The defects: The presence of an undeclared allergen (dairy).
The hazards: Consumers who have a dairy allergy or intolerance may have a reaction if the product is consumed.
What should consumers do: Consumers who have a dairy allergy or intolerance should not consume this product and should return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.

For further information please contact:
Sweet William Pty. Ltd
1300 656 223
Traders who sold this product: Woolworths supermarkets
According to the notice on ACCC, the above product has been available for sale at Woolworths stores nationally.

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