Tesco Cottage Pie Baby Food Recall [UK]


Tesco Cottage Pie Baby Food Recall [UK]

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UK FlagUK/London: Tesco PLC (“Tesco”), a Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Tesco Cottage Pie Baby Food from the British marketplace due to suspected plastic fragment contamination 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/cHxb30rKOPg

Direct link: https://www.food.gov.uk/news-alerts/alert/fsa-prin-35-2021

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

  • Tesco Cottage Pie Baby Food, sold in 190 gram tubs with a best-before date of 12 June 2022

==> 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.

According to the FSA, Tesco PLC has recalled certain batch/lots of Tesco Cottage Pie Baby Food from the British marketplace due to suspected blue plastic fragment contamination. As a direct result of this suspected defect, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled Cottage Pie Baby Food 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 Baby Food product, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Baby Food 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.

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If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Tesco Customer Services directly on 0800 505 555 in the UK during normal business hours British Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

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==> 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.

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More information about this recall:
FSA Ref: FSA-PRIN-35-2021
Recalls Direct RIN: 14567-2021
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