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Recall of Crisps in United Kingdom Due to Possible Presence of Rubber Pieces

Issue Date

12 August 2008

Source of Information

Food Standards Agency, United Kingdom

Food Product


Name of Products

Walkers Crisps

Name of Manufacturer

Walkers Snack Foods Ltd

Product Description

21-pack multipacks and 28-pack multipacks

On multipack wrapper:
Best before: 13 September 2008 or 20 September 2008
Coding: GBL 2** 182 (where ** can be any number)
Time coded: 02:00 to 06:00 inclusive

On individual packets:
Best before: 20 September 2008
Coding: GBL 2** 182(where ** can be any number)
Time coded: 02:00 to 06:00 inclusive

Individual pack size: 25 g

Flavours implicated: Ready Salted, Cheese and Onion, Salt and Vinegar, Prawn Cocktail, Worcester Sauce and BBQ Rib.

Reason for Recall

Products may contain black rubber pieces

Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety

The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) has contacted the UK authorities for further information. The CFS has also informed the trade and is closely monitoring the situation

Advice to the Trade

Stop selling the affected products

Advice to Consumers

Stop consuming the affected products

Further Information

Website of UK Food Standards Agency

The CFS press release

Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
13 August 2008

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Last Revision Date : 13-08-2008