SFA Recalls Sacla’, Tesco & Sainsbury’s Pesto Products In 1 Week For Undeclared Peanut Allergens

Singapore Food Agency Recalls Multiple Pesto Products From 10 Jan

Are you a big pasta fan? If you are, you would probably be aware of the famous pasta sauce, pesto.

This olive oil-based sauce is widely loved by Italian food lovers and can easily be found in various Singapore supermarkets.

However, if you’ve been a frequent pesto sauce consumer, here’s a piece of unfortunate news.

Since Friday (10 Jan), Singapore Food Agency (SFA) has been recalling several pesto products as they contain peanut allergens that might be sensitive to certain people.


The affected pesto products come from these 3 brands:

  • Sacla’
  • Tesco
  • Sainsbury’s

SFA recalls 4 Sacla’ pesto products from Sonnamera

On Wednesday (15 Jan), SFA announced on Facebook that 4 Sacla’ pesto products will be recalled from food distributor Sonnamera.

The 4 pesto products are:

  • Classic basil pesto
  • Sun-dried tomato pesto
  • Reduced fat basil pesto
  • Black olive pesto.


These products originate from Italy.

For further queries, you can contact Sonnamera Pte Ltd at 6273 8782.

2 Tesco pesto products recalled from NTUC FairPrice

Prior to that, SFA also announced on Monday (13 Jan) that they would recall 2 Tesco brand pesto products from local grocer, NTUC FairPrice.

The 2 products are:

  • Tesco green pesto
  • Tesco reduced fat green pesto


These products also originate from Italy.

For further queries and product refund or exchange, you can contact NTUC FairPrice at 6552 2722.

1 Sainsbury’s pesto recalled from Redmart

That’s not all. Last Friday (10 Jan), 1 pesto product from Sainsbury’s had been recalled from online grocery shop, Redmart Limited.

The product recalled is Sainsbury’s ‘green pesto’, originating from United Kingdom.


You can contact Redmart at 6261 3456 to request for a refund or exchange.

Do not consume if you have peanut allergies

The aforementioned pesto products have been recalled as they contain peanut allergens that were not declared on their product labels.

So if you are allergic to peanuts, please do not consume these products. If you’d like, you may contact the various pesto product importers stated above for further questions.

Know someone who loves pesto but also allergic to peanuts? Tag them in the comments below to let them know about this.

Featured image adapted from Ocado, Tesco, Noon and ebay.

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