Cadbury has been forced to recall a selection of its Easter lines because they do not carry the correct nut allergy labelling.
The products being recalled were made on a production line that also manufactures products containing nuts, but do not carry a warning for nut allergy sufferers.
This latest recall follows the salmonella scare last summer, when more than a million chocolate bars had to be removed from shelves, which cost the company £30m.
Retailers have been advised to remove all the affected Easter products from display and hold this stock ‘in quarantine’. Cadbury has said that representatives will be visiting retailers within the next 10 working days in order to take appropriate action as agreed with the Food Standards Agency.
Mike Tipping, Cadbury’s head of customer relations, apologised for the inconvenience caused to retailers and said the company was doing "everything possible to minimise disruption".
Any retailer who does not receive a visit, or who has concerns, should call 0870 2400861.
A list of the affected products is available on the Cadbury website at www.cadbury.co.uk/easterrecall