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Wednesday 22 July 2009
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Heinz is recalling a batch of Heinz Mum’s Own Spaghetti Bolognese baby food due to the possibility of small pieces of plastic being in it, which could be a choking hazard. The Agency has issued a Food Alert for Information.
The product being recalled is:
No other Heinz products are known to be affected.
Product recall notices will appear in the national press tomorrow, Thursday 23 July. Point-of-sale notices will also be displayed in those stores that stock the affected product. These advise consumers that if they have bought the product they can call Heinz on 08000 151557 for a full refund.
If there is a problem with a food product that means it should not be sold, then it might be 'withdrawn' (taken off the shelves) or 'recalled' (when customers are asked to return the product). Food alerts are the FSA's way of letting local authorities and consumers know about problems associated with food and, in some cases, providing details of specific action to be taken. They are issued under two categories:
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