ASDA & Morrisons issue urgent product recall as small pieces of plastic found in foods

ASDA and Morrisons have both been affected by the recall, which concerns cereal produced by Weetabix Food Company. A notice on the Food Standard’s Agency website says the “presence of plastic makes these products unsafe to eat”. The FSA advises customers to return these items to the relevant store for a full refund – a receipt is not needed. Full details on the exact items is below.

The presence of plastic makes these products unsafe to eat

FSA

ASDA

The affected product is the ASDA Fruit & Fibre cereal, 500g.

This has a batch code of 9095 and a best before of 05 April 2020.

Customers wanting more information should call Asda Customer Relations on 0800 952 0101.

MORRISONS

The affected product is the Morrisons Fruit and Fibre cereal, 500g.

This has a batch code of 9095 and a best before of 05 April 2020.

Customers wanting more information should call Customer Service Helpline 0345 611 6111.

These recalls are not the only ones this week, with other food items also being recalled.

Cadbury desserts were forced to issue a recall notice after listeria fears in some of the popular desserts.

The brand are warning about Cadbury Dairy Milk Cheesecake and Cadbury Dairy Milk Caramel Cheesecake puddings.

Any of these puddings should be returned to the store they were bought from.

The Food Standards Agency said there is a “possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes”.

Meanwhile McCain issued a recall notice over their hash browns.

The FSA advised: “McCain Foods is recalling McCain Hash Browns because they may contain small pieces of plastic.

“The presence of plastic makes this product unsafe to eat.

“Only product produced between the times 12:00 – 23:59 with the batch code W25032019 are affected.”

Continuing their advice to customers, the FSA said: “If you have bought the above product, do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.”

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