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

Issue Date 14 November 2008
Source of Information Food Standards Agency, United Kingdom
Food Product Butter
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