Luxembourg's Food Safety Unit has announced the recall of Tartichoc brand dark and milk chocolate spread due to the unlabelled presence of the hazelnut allergen.
Due to misleading labelling, the following products have been recalled from stores in Luxembourg:
- Tartichoc dark chocolate spread (Pâte à tartiner au chocolat fondant) with expiration dates ranging from 05/2021 to 08/2021
- Tartichoc milk chocolate spread (Pâte à tartiner au chocolat lait) with expiration dates ranging from 05/2021 to 07/2021
These products pose a risk for consumers suffering from a hazelnut allergy. Following ingestion of this substance, allergic individuals may experience various clinical symptoms, such as skin, eye, digestive and / or respiratory problems. People who are not allergic or intolerant to the above substances are not affected by the recall and can consume the product without restriction.
The products in question were sold in Aldi stores in Luxembourg. Distribution in other stores cannot be excluded.