Co-op Tuna Fish Chunks in Sunflower Oil & Springwater [UK]


Co-op Tuna Chunks in Sunflower Oil & Springwater Recall [UK]

Click to enlarge

UK FlagUK/London: Co-Op Limited, a Birmingham, West Midlands establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Co-op branded Tuna Fish Chunks in Sunflower Oil and Co-op branded Tuna Fish Chunks in Springwater from the British marketplace due to suspected metal fragment contamination and consequential risks of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion, GI tract laceration damage, bowel obstruction and sepsis, all serious health and safety hazards requiring immediate medical intervention to minimize pain and suffering as well as prevent life-altering injury or death.

FSA: https://cutt.ly/xJ8bq2b

Direct link: https://www.food.gov.uk/news-alerts/alert/fsa-prin-35-2022

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

  • Co-op branded Tuna Chunks in Sunflower Oil, packaged in three (3) by 145 gram metal cans with a best-before date of 31 August 2026
  • Co-op branded Tuna Chunks in Springwater, packaged in three (3) by 145 gram metal cans with a best-before date of 31 August 2026

==> No barcodes, EANs, 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. Additional images of the recalled Tuna Fish products can be found on the Web site above.

According to the FSA, Co-Op Limited has recalled certain batch/lots of Co-op branded Tuna Fish Chunks in Sunflower Oil and Co-op branded Tuna Fish Chunks in Springwater from the British marketplace due to suspected metal fragment contamination. As a direct result of this suspected defect, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled processed Tuna Fish 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.

Proposed Remedy:
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Tuna Fish Chunks in Sunflower Oil and/or Co-op branded Tuna Fish Chunks in Springwater, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Tuna Fish 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, GI tract laceration damage, bowel obstruction and sepsis.

___________________________________________________________

Living Safety HideIt™ Paper___________________________________________________________

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Co-Op Limited at 0800 0686 727 during normal business hours British Standard Time, Monday to Friday or by e-mail at customer.careline@coop.co.uk.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Tuna Fish Chunks, please search for “tuna” or more generically, “fish” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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

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

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning Sepsis hazards, please search for “sepsis” 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” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

Don’t miss a recall, warning or alert!
==> Get these notifications sent to you automatically! To subscribe to our free Auto-Alert™ service, just use the sign-up box in the upper left-hand corner of this page. Don’t worry, we won’t sell your name or contact details and you can cancel anytime. No problem!

_________________________________________________________

More information about this recall:
FSA Ref: FSA-PRIN-35-2022
Recalls Direct RIN: 15896-2022
Want to read more about this recall?
==> Please click on the links above to visit the originating site.
Want to read more about other recalls?
==> Please click on the links below.

General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
==> http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service:
==> http://wp.me/P2bVty-2
Visit the Living Safely site:
==> http://www.LivingSafely.org/
Report an unsafe food product you purchased in the UK [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.food.gov.uk/enforcement/report-problem
Search for a recalled product on the UK FSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.food.gov.uk/news-updates/news

We welcome your feedback:
Want to e-mail or share this recall?
==> Simply use the “Share this” options below.
Is this recall relevant to you? Please let us know!
==> Click on the “Like” button below.
E. & O. E.

___________________________________________________________

%d bloggers like this: