Pieminister Gluten Free Moo Pie Recall [UK]


UK FlagUK/London: Pieminister Gluten Free Moo Pie Recall [UK]Pieminister, a Bristol, England establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Gluten Free Moo Pie due to suspected plastic fragment contamination and consequential risk of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, all serious health and safety hazards.

FSA: http://ht.ly/ulf730naH2A

Direct link: https://www.food.gov.uk/news-alerts/alert/fsa-prin-68-2018?navref=search-news-alerts-alerts-1

Additional information:
The UK Food Standards Agency (“FSA”) reports the following Moo Pie products are subject to recall:

  • Pieminister branded Gluten Free Moo Pies, sold in 275 gram boxes with a use-by date of 14/12/2018

==> 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. Additional images of the Gluten Free Moo Pie products can be found on the Web site above.

According to the FSA, Pieminister has recalled certain Gluten Free Moo Pie products due to suspected plastic fragment contamination. The presence of plastic fragments makes these baked goods unsafe to eat and presents a safety risk. While the Moo Pie products have now gone past their use-by date, they may have been frozen by customers and remain a risk for consumption.

In general, if bone, glass, metal, plastic and/or rubber 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 any of the recalled Moo Pie products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the baked goods to the store where you purchased it for a full refund. You can also contact Pieminister for a refund using the information provided below.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Pieminister Customer Care Line on 0117 911 1503 or send an e-mail to Hello@pieminister.co.uk.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Moo Pie products, please search for “moo pie” or more generically, “baked goods” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Plastic Fragment contamination, please search for “plastic” or more generically, “fragment” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Pieminister, please search for “Pieminister” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
FSA Ref: FFSA-PRIN-68-2018
Recalls Direct RIN: 11000-2019
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