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Recall of Butter in the United Kingdom Due to Possible Contamination with Plastic Pieces

Issue Date

13 November 2008

Source of Information

Food Standards Agency, United Kingdom

Food Product


Name of Product

Country Life Spreadable

Name of Company

Dairy Crest Ltd

Product Description

Pack sizes: 250g and 500g
Batch codes: 8285 and 8286
Use by: December 20, 2008 and December 21, 2008

Reason for Recall

The product may contain plastic pieces

Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety

The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) has alerted the trade and will closely monitor the situation.

Advice to the Trade

Stop selling the affected product

Advice to Consumers

Stop consuming the affected product

Further Information

Website of Food Standards Agency

Website of Dairy Crest Ltd

The CFS press release

Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
14 November 2008

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Last Revision Date : 14-11-2008