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 Crisps
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