Co-Op branded Frozen Hash Brown Potato Recall [UK]


Co-Op branded Frozen Hash Brown Recall [UK]

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UK FlagUK/London: Co-Op Limited, a Birmingham, West Midlands, recalls certain batch/lots of Co-op branded Frozen Hash Brown Potatoes from the British marketplace 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/qANh30qs3XJ

Direct link: https://www.food.gov.uk/news-alerts/alert/fsa-prin-19-2020

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

  • Co-op branded Frozen Hash Browns, sold in 700 gram bags with a best-before date of July 2021

==> 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, Co-op has recalled certain batch/lots of Co-op branded Frozen Hash Browns, due to the possible presence of plastic fragments. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Frozen Hash Browns 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 Frozen Hash Browns, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Hash Browns, 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 properly treat choking, oral injury, internal ingestion and GI tract laceration damage.

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==> If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact a local Co-op store for a refund or contact 0800 0686 727 during normal business hours British Standard Time, Monday to Friday. You can also reach the company by e-mail at customer.careline@coop.co.uk.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Co-op branded Frozen Hash Browns, please search for “hash brown” or more generically, “potato” 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 Co-Op Limited, please search for “Co-Op Limited” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
FSA Ref: FSA-PRIN-19-2020
Recalls Direct RIN: 12834-2020
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