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Rubber contamination sparks Quorn recall

By James Ridler contact

- Last updated on GMT

Quorn has recalled its Tikka Masala over fears of rubber contamination
Quorn has recalled its Tikka Masala over fears of rubber contamination
Meat-free food manufacturer Quorn has recalled packs of its chilled Tikka Masala with Basmati Rice, because they may contain pieces of rubber.

The recall applied to 400g packs of the products with the use-by dates from March 1 to March 3 2018. The presence of rubber made the product unsafe to eat and presented a safety risk, according to the Food Standards Agency (FSA).

Consumers who have bought the products were advised not to eat them and, instead, return them to the store where they were purchased to receive a full refund.

The past week has seen a number of recalls made by food manufacturers in the UK.

Contaminated by moths

Gluten Free Foods was forced to recall a batch of its Barkat Organic Gluten Free Porridge Flakes, after some of the products were contaminated by moths and moth larvae.

Only 500g packs of porridge with a best-before date of October 6 2018 were affected by this recall.

A notice on the FSA’s website advised consumers to not eat the product and instead return it to the store it was purchased from to receive a full refund.

Meanwhile, two other food firms – Muscle Food​ and Fairfax Meadow​ – recalled meat products recently, due to labelling errors.

Related topics: Regulation, Healthy foods

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