Recall of Crisps Suspected of Containing Rubber Pieces in UK

Issue Date 2 February 2008
Source of Information UK Food Standards Agency
Food Product Crisps
Name of Products A number of different flavours and pack formats of Walkers Crisps and Walkers Max with best before dates of March 15, 2008 and March 22, 2008.
Name of Manufacturer Walkers Snack Foods Limited
Product Description

Walkers Max 50g packs – Cheese & Onion, Paprika

Walkers Crisps standards 34.5g single packs – Ready Salted, Cheese & Onion, Salt & Vinegar, Smoky Bacon, Worcester Sauce, Steak & Onion, Marmite

Walkers Crisps 50g 'Big Bag' single packs – Ready Salted, Cheese & Onion, Steak & Onion

Walkers Crisps 175g pack – Ready Salted

Walkers Crisps Barbeque 6-pack supplied in Half Opti cases to retailers (18 multi-packs per case)

Walkers Crisps Salt & Vinegar 6-pack, Variety 6-pack, Ready Salted 6-pack, Cheese & Onion 6-pack, Prawn Cocktail 6-pack, Smoky Bacon 6-pack supplied in Full Opti cases to retailers (36 multi-packs per case)

Walkers Crisps Cheese & Onion & Ready Salted 6-pack TRDU* [1 SKU]

Walkers Crisps Cheese & Onion 14-pack, Ready Salted 14-pack, Variety 14-pack

Walkers Crisps Variety 24-pack supplied to retailers in TRDU*

Walkers Crisps Cheese & Onion 26-pack, Variety 26-pack

Walkers Crisps Variety 26-pack supplied to retailers in TRDUs*

(* TRDU = Transport Ready Display Unit)
Reason for Recall Product may contain small pieces of yellow rubber
Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety The CFS has alerted the trade to stop selling these products. The Centre will monitor the situation closely
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
2 February 2008