Tesco, McDonald’s and Costco are recalling selected Robinson’s Fruit Shoot and Apple Blackcurrant bottles as a precautionary measure.The company have received a small number of reports that the spout within the sports bottle cap may become detached unexpectedly, and could present a safety risk. Brivic PLC – who manufacture Robinsons drinks – have issued an urgent notice.The product was sold as multipacks (24 bottles) in Tesco and Costco and as single 200ml bottles in McDonald’s.Customers are being advised to return any drinks bought between 22 and 28 June to the store or restaurant where they were purchased it in order to obtain a full refund.
Tesco and McDonald’s food recall: Serious risk of safety to customers
The Foods Standard Agency posted an alert on their website.
It read: “Britvic PLC is recalling the above product. Point-of-sale notices will be displayed in all retail stores that are selling this product. These notices explain to customers why the product is being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product.”
Tesco, McDonald’s and Costco have each been provided with point of-sale notices, advising their customers of the batch codes to be aware of.
At present, no other Robinsons products are known to be affected, and Brivic Plc has pointed out that this is a “targeted recall” of this product only.
Customers who require further assistance are being advised to call the Fruit Shoot Custom Care line on 0114 223 44 88 or visit the website at: https://fruitshoot.com/gb/contact-us/
The FSA website added: “If there is a problem with a food product that means it should not be sold, then it might be ‘withdrawn’ (taken off the shelves) or ‘recalled’ (when customers are asked to return the product).
“The FSA issues Product Withdrawal Information Notices and Product Recall Information Notices to let consumers and local authorities know about problems associated with food. In some cases, a ‘Food Alert for Action’ is issued. This provides local author
This is not the only product recall that has been issued with the last month.
Recently, Tesco, ASDA, CO-OP, Sainsburys and others were forced to take an item off the shelf, as it contained an ingredient which hadn’t been mentioned on the label.
Yorkshire provider recalled their Rustic Vegetable Broth with Kale, Lentils & Quinoa Soup, as it contained milk, posing a health threat to those with an allergy.
The label also states that the product is suitable for vegans, however, due to is milk content this product wouldn’t meet the vegan standards.
Stockists of the Provender soup include Asda, Morrisons, Co-op, Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Waitrose and Nisa. The item in question is the 600g pot, with the use by date: 8 July 2019.
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