A POPULAR potato product is being recalled from Irish stores due to health fears.
Finnegan’s Farm Potato Croquettes, pack size: 350g, was on sale in shops around the country.
It has a best before date of February 2 but may still be in freezers.
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland said: “The above batch of Finnegan’s Farm potato croquettes is being recalled as it contains sulphur dioxide which is not declared in the list of ingredients.
“The products is passed its expiry date.
“However, there are freezing instructions on the label and therefore consumers may have this batch in their freezers.
“This may make the batch unsafe for consumers who are allergic to or intolerant of sulphur dioxide.”
Sulphur dioxide and sulphites can be found in a huge number of foods including dried fruits, breakfast sausages and burger meats.
According to the FSAI, it can cause reactions in certain people, especially those sensitive to asthma.
Elsewhere, a popular beauty item is being recalled over “electric shock” fears.
The Cortext Beauty Hair Curler has been recalled from TJX Ireland Unlimited Company, which is also known as TK Maxx and Homesense.
The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission said the hair tool presents a risk of electric shock.
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This is due to poor internal build quality and inadequate insulation.
The CCPC has issued the following information about the product.
The model number is AT08.
The product code found on the price sticker and your receipt will be either 066297, 066314, 066358 or 066331.
Unfortunately, the batch code and the barcode on the recalled items are unknown.
The affected products were sold in stores between September and November 2023.
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Customers who have one of the affected products are being advised to stop using it immediately and return it to any TK Maxx or Homesense store for a full refund.
Shoppers can also email TK Maxx at email@example.com or call 01 2476126 with any queries.