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Recall of Pickled Shallots in United Kingdom Due to Possible Presence of Glass Fragments

Issue Date

29 August 2008

Source of Information

Food Standards Agency, United Kingdom

Food Product

Pickled Shallots

Name of Products

Waitrose Pickled Shallots

Name of Company

Waitrose Ltd

Product Description

Product weight : 454 g (jar)
Best Before Date: End Nov 2009
The following information is printed on the top of the lid:
Batch code : L7312
Time codes : 09:45 to 13:40

Reason for Recall

The products may contain glass fragments

Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety


The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) will contact the UK authorities for more information. We have alerted the trade and are 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 Food Standards Agency

The CFS press release


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

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Last Revision Date : 01-09-2008