Allergic reaction to tzatziki sees another company fined

14th October 2019

A woman suffered a "potentially fatal" allergic reaction after a food company mistakenly put egg in a pot of tzatziki.


Zorba Delicacies pleaded guilty to three food safety charges at Merthyr Tydfil Magistrates' Court.


Hayley Lancaster suffered anaphylaxis after buying the dip from Morrisons in Caerphilly in February 2018.


The Ebbw Vale-based company was fined £93,000 following a prosecution by Caerphilly Trading Standards.


The three charges relate to the product being unsafe, not of the "nature demanded by the purchaser" and the company providing documents with false or misleading information.


The court heard Miss Lancaster had been diagnosed with an egg and nut allergy at a young age.


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The tzatziki dip did not list egg as an ingredient

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