UK: Heinz in baby food recall
HJ Heinz has recalled a batch of its Fruity Custard Fruit Medley baby food in the UK because the product was found to contain small pieces of plastic that present a choking hazard.
The batch code affected is 9307 with a best before end date of 03/11/10. Parents and carers are being advised not to use the product
The recall was initiated after the company received complains from consumers, a spokesperson for Heinz told just-food.
“Four consumers contacted us,” the spokesperson said. “There are no injuries.”
Heinz distributed 1,500 or so pots of Fruity Custard Fruit Medley throughout the UK & Ireland.
“Heinz is carrying out a full investigation of the incident to ensure it does not reoccur and apologises for any inconvenience caused,” the group said.
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