Posted: Tue 1st Mar 2016

Oatibix Flakes recalled by Weetabix over fears they could contain blue soft rubber

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Mar 1st, 2016

Weetabix has recalled batches of Oatibix Flakes due to fears they could contain pieces of blue soft rubber.

The Food Standards Agency says the product may pose a possible risk to health.

The affected products are 550g packets with the following dates and batch codes:

‘Best before’ date: 18 January 2017 with batch code: 6018

‘Best before’ date: 19 January 2017 with batch code: 6019

‘Best before’ date: 20 January 2017 with batch code: 6020

‘Best before’ date: 21 January 2017 with batch code: 6021

No other Oatibix batches or products are known to be affected, it says.

Weetabix has said: “If you have bought any of the above product, do not eat them. Instead, send a photograph of the product Best Before dates to [email protected], or send the strip from the top of the packet to: Freepost RTJX-CZGH-ZLYK, Oatibix Consumer Services, PO Box 5, Burton Latimer, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 5JR.

“We offer our sincere apologies to you for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your co-operation,” said the firm.

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