Walkers Recall Multi pack crisps - certain dates only

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Found 12th Aug 2008
Received an email today, apparently Walkers are recalling multipacks of crisps between certain dates See below

Walkers Snack Foods Ltd has withdrawn a limited number of Walkers crisps multi packs across two date codes, due to the possible presence of small pieces of black rubber within the product. Walkers Snack Foods Ltd has confirmed that the rubber does not pose a risk for those with a latex allergy.

Walkers Snack Foods Ltd has undertaken a product withdrawal of the affected batches. Product withdrawal notices will appear in the national press on 12 August 2008. These notices will advise customers of the reason for the withdrawal and the actions they can take if they have already purchased the affected products.

The affected products are:

Walkers Crisps Multi-Packs: 21 packs for 14 promotional pack; 21 pack; 28 pack

Individual pack size: 25g

Best before: 13/09/08 and 20/09/08 (marked on multipack wrapper)

Further coding on multipacks:GBL 2** 182 ( where ** can be any number)
Time coded between: 02:00 and 06:00 inclusive

Coding on individual packets: Best before 20/09/08
GBL 2** 182 ( where ** can be any number)
Time coded between: 02:00 and 06:00 inclusive

Flavours implicated: Ready Salted, Cheese and Onion, Salt and Vinegar, Prawn Cocktail, Worcester Sauce, BBQ Rib.

A copy of the product withdrawal notice issued by Walkers Snack Foods Ltd is attached to this Food Alert.

A freephone customer helpline has been provided, the number for which is 0800 274 777.

No other date codes or Walkers products are known to be affected.

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Original Poster

food.gov.uk/enf…ers

Link to food standards recall notice.

Good useful info, cheers, will be checking our packs later

kidcat;2734320

http://www.food.gov.uk/enforcement/alerts/2008/aug/walkersLink to food … http://www.food.gov.uk/enforcement/alerts/2008/aug/walkersLink to food standards recall notice.


this one is worse

food.gov.uk/enf…res

Original Poster

boza;2734560

this one is … this one is worsehttp://www.food.gov.uk/enforcement/alerts/2008/aug/nettofoodstores



Maybe but I am not looking forward to checking all the crisps in the cupboard after I stocked up on the asda £1 multipack last week!

Notice how these notices are very rarely publicised?
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