PepsiCo Smith’s Snaps Snack Foods Recall [UK]


PepsiCo Smith's Snaps Crisps Recall [UK]

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UK FlagUK/London: PepsiCo, a London, England establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Smith’s branded Snaps Snack Foods from the British marketplace due to suspected undercooking and consequential risks of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion, GI tract laceration damage and bowel obstruction, all serious health and safety hazards.

FSA: http://ht.ly/Zxkp30rCG1i

Direct link: https://www.food.gov.uk/news-alerts/alert/fsa-prin-20-2021

Additional information:
The UK Food Standards Agency (“FSA”) reports the following Smith’s Snaps Snack Foods are subject to recall:

  • Smith’s Snaps Snack Foods – Spicy Tomato Flavour, sold in bulk packages of eight (8) – 13 gram mini bags with a best-before date of 29 May 2021

==> No barcodes, EANs, item numbers, 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. Additional images of the recalled Smith’s Snaps Snack Foods can be found on the Web site above.

According to the FSA, PepsiCo has recalled certain batch/lots of Smith’s Snaps Snack Foods from the British marketplace due to suspected product undercooking. As a direct result of this suspected defect, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled Smith’s Snaps Snack Foods identified above.

In general, if undercooked food 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 Smith’s Snaps Snack Foods, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Snack Foods to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Smith’s Snaps, please search for “crisps” or more generically, “snack food” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> 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/or GI tract laceration.

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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact PepsiCo’s Consumer Care Line on freephone 0800 274777 during normal business hours British Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by Choking hazards, please search for “choking” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by Ingestion hazards, please search for “ingestion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by Laceration hazards, please search for “laceration” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by Bowel Obstruction hazards, please search for “obstruction” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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More information about this recall:
FSA Ref: FSA-PRIN-20-2021
Recalls Direct RIN: 14263-2021
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