Britvic Robinson’s Fruit Shoot Drink Recall [UK]


Britvic Robinson's Fruit Shoot Drink Recall [UK]

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UK FlagUK/London: Britvic PLC, a Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Robinson’s Fruit Shoot Apple and Blackcurrant Drink due to suspected component detachment and consequential risk 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/GK0S30p6LJ3

Direct link: https://www.food.gov.uk/news-alerts/alert/fsa-prin-33-2019

Additional information:
The UK Food Standards Agency (“FSA”) reports the following fruit flavoured beverages are subject to recall:

  • Robinson’s branded Fruit Shoot Apple and Blackcurrant Drink, sold in 24 by 200 ml multipack bottle cases at Tesco and Costco stores with batch/lot codes of O5 L9164, NO5 L9171 or NO6 L9171 with a best-before date of March 2020
  • Robinson’s branded Fruit Shoot Apple and Blackcurrant Drink, sold in single 200 ml bottles at McDonald’s Restaurants with batch/lot codes of O5 L9164, NO5 L9171 or NO6 L9171 with a best-before date of March 2020

==> 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 potential detachment of the spout within the bottle cap presents both choking and ingestion risks. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Apple and Blackcurrant Drink products identified above.

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 Robinson’s Fruit Shoot Apple and Blackcurrant Drink products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Apple and Blackcurrant Drinks to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-9-9, your closest hospital A&E or emergency centre equipped to handle choking and/or internal laceration.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact the company at Fruit Shoot Consumer Care line on 0114 223 44 88 during normal business hours British Standard Time, Monday to Friday by e-mail at https://fruitshoot.com/gb/contact-us/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Fruit Shoot Drinks, please search for “fruit drinks” or more generically, “beverages” 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 Britvic PLC, please search for “Britvic” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Robinson’s brand name, please search for “Robinson’s” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
FSA Ref: FSA-PRIN-33-2019
Recalls Direct RIN: 11757-2019
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