UK: FSA warns about potential choking hazard to children from mini fruit gel sweets containing konjac
The Food Standards Agency is today advising that children should not eat certain mini cup fruit jelly products that contain Konjac because of the risk of choking on the sweets. The Agency is acting, together with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), to highlight the dangers and to seek their removal from sale. The products are imported from Asia and have been linked to a number of deaths from choking around the world. No such cases have been reported in the UK.
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