Sainsbury’s Plant Pioneers Vegan Shroomball Recall [UK]


Sainsbury's Plant Pioneers Vegan Shroomballs Recall [UK]

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UK FlagUK/London: Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd (“Sainsbury’s”), a London, England establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Plant Pioneers branded Vegan Shroomballs 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/Sgo330qNKkH

Direct link: https://www.food.gov.uk/news-alerts/alert/fsa-prin-26-2020

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

  • Plant Pioneers Vegan Shroomballs, sold in 240 gram packages; affected use-by dates: all dates between 3 and 6 June 2020

==> No barcodes, EANs, UPCs, item numbers, best-before date codes, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations 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 possible presence of Plastic fragments within these food products makes them unsafe to eat. Consequently, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled Plant Pioneers Vegan Shroomballs 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 Plant Pioneers branded Vegan Shroomballs, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Vegan Shroomballs to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

Please note: while these food products may be close to or past their use-by dates, they may be in your freezers or storage chillers. If you have purchased these products within the month, please check your refrigerators, chillers and/or freezers to ensure these food products have not been stored for future consumption. If found, these products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase for 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.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact the company at Sainsbury’s Care line at 0800 636262 during normal business hours British Standard Time, Monday to Friday or by e-mail at customer.service@sainsburys.co.uk.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Vegan Shroomball snacks, please search for “vegan” 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 Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd, please search for “Sainsbury” 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 Plant Pioneers brand name, please search for “Plant Pioneers” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
FSA Ref: FSA-PRIN-26-2020
Recalls Direct RIN: 13110-2020
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