Allergy alert for Iceland Golden Savoury Rice in Spain

by Lorraine Williamson
recall of Iceland rice product

The Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition (AESAN) has issued a warning for individuals with allergies to crustaceans, fish, milk, or molluscs regarding the presence of undeclared allergens in the product “4 Golden Savoury Rice Steam Bags” from the brand Iceland.

This rice product from popular expat supermarket, Iceland originating from Belgium, contains allergens not listed on the label.

The specific product details are as follows:

  • Product Name: 4 Golden Savoury Rice Steam Bags
  • Brand: Iceland
  • Packaging: Plastic bag
  • Best Before Date: 16/11/2025
  • Weight: 600 grams
  • Storage: Frozen

Product recall

The alert follows a notification from the UK’s Food Standard Agency (FSA) through INFOSAN, noting the undeclared allergens. Furthermore, the manufacturer has initiated a precautionary recall of the product. This is due to the potential presence of crustaceans, fish, molluscs, and milk.

Distribution of the affected product has been confirmed in Iceland stores located in the regions of Andalucía, Comunidad Valenciana, and Murcia. Redistribution to other regions is possible.

AESAN advises individuals with allergies to crustaceans, fish, molluscs, or milk to avoid consuming this product if they have purchased it. For the general population, there is no health risk associated with consuming this product.

This alert has been communicated through the Coordinated Rapid Information Exchange System (SCIRI) to ensure the withdrawal of the affected products from the market.

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