Foreign contaminants top list in food recall roundup

Plastic, metal and glass contamination all forced food and drink firms to remove their products from shelves, as well as the presence of Salmonella amid the continuing Europe-wide outbreak of salmonella enteriditis​ cases.

 

Plastic contamination forces meatball recall

Retailer The Co-op has been forced to recall packs of 12 British Beef Meatballs, after it was discovered some of the products were contaminated with pieces of plastic.

The recall applied to 350g packs of the product with a use by date of 5 March 2021. The possible presence of plastic made the product unsafe to eat.

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