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article imageThai red chicken curry withdrawn by supermarket Waitrose

By Gemma Fox     Nov 5, 2009 in Food
The British supermarket Waitrose has withdrawn its range of Deliciously Different Thai Red Chicken Curry with Wild Rice, Pak Choi and Red Peppers and issued an allergy alert.
Announced on the Food Standards Agency (FSA) website today the supermarket has withdrawn the Thai red chicken curry after it was found that the product may contain shrimp paste and that information was not included on the label.
The FSA has issued an allergy alert stating that anyone with a shellfish allergy should not eat this product.
The FSA website posted this information about the withdrawn product:
* Product: Waitrose Deliciously Different Thai Red Chicken Curry with Wild Rice, Pak Choi and Red Peppers
* Pack size: 390g
* 'Use by': 6 November 2009, 7 November 2009, 8 November 2009 and 9 November 2009
Waitrose has contacted relevant allergy organisations who will then advise their members. Posters announcing the withdrawal and why will be shown in the stores.
This product can be returned for a full refund.
No other Waitrose products are thought to be affected.
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