UK/London: Morrisons recalls certain batch/lots of Trimmed Beans due to suspected metal fragment contamination and consequential risk of ingestion and internal laceration, both serious health and safety hazards. FSA: http://ht.ly/WE3M30b2tcG
The UK Food Standards Agency (“FSA”) reports the following Trimmed Beans are subject to recall:
- Morrisons Trimmed Beans, sold in clear cello bags with a pack size of 170 grams and display-until dates of 22 April 2017, 23 April 2017 or 24 April 2017
==> No barcodes, UPCs, EANs, or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.
Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.
According to the FSA, the above identified Beans may contain small fragments of metal.
If plastic or metal fragments are ingested, they could cut the mouth, stomach or other parts of the GI tract, cause intestinal perforation or serious infection and possibly require surgical intervention for their safe removal.
==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Trimmed Beans, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.
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More information about this recall:
FSA Ref: FSA-PRIN-XX-2017
Recalls Direct RIN: 8570-2017
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