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Pesto products from Sacla’ and supermarkets Aldi and Waitrose and are being recalled over peanut allergy fears.

pesto calne newsThe Food Standards Agency (FSA) have said these products may contain peanuts, making them a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy.

Customers are warned not to eat the products and advised to return them to the store from which they were bought for a full refund.

Sacla’ said in a statement: “Public health and safety is our number one priority, so we have taken the decision to recall every batch of every pesto containing cashew nuts as a precaution.

“Some of the cashew nuts coming in to our factory may contain traces of peanut, and this has affected some of our pesto.

“Sacla’ products that do not contain cashew nuts are not affected.

“We are very sorry for the inconvenience caused to you this Christmas time. If you want to contact us about this, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Products affected, according to the FSA:

Aldi Cucina Basil Pesto - 190g
Aldi Cucina Sun-dried Tomato Pesto - 190g
Sacla’ ‘Nduja Pesto - 90g
Sacla’ Reduced Fat Basil Pesto - 190g
Sacla’ Reduced Fat Tomato Pesto - 190g
Sacla’ Sun-dried Tomato Pesto – 190g
Sacla’ Sun-dried Tomato Pesto - 2x45g
Sacla’ Truffle Pesto - 90g
Sacla’ Vegan Basil Pesto - 190g
Sacla’ Vegan Basil Pesto - 950g
Waitrose Basil Pesto - 190g
Waitrose Cavolo Nero Pesto - 190g
Sacla’ Black Olive Pesto - 190g
Waitrose Chilli Pesto - 190g
Waitrose Essential Basil Pesto - 190g
Waitrose Essential Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto - 190g
Waitrose Rocket Pesto - 190g
Waitrose Tomato Pesto - 190g
Sacla’ Chargrilled Aubergine Pesto - 190g
Sacla’ Classic Basil Pesto - 90g
Sacla’ Classic Basil Pesto - 190g
Sacla’ Classic Basil Pesto - 290g
Sacla’ Classic Basil Pesto - 2x45g
Sacla’ Classic Basil Pesto - 950g
Sacla’ Gift Pack Pesto Trio - 3x90g