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Weetabix issues recall for Oatibix

01 March 2016

Weetabix has issued a recall for its Oatibix Flakes breakfast cereal because products may contain blue pieces of rubber. 

A recall notice was issued by the Food Standards Agency on Monday for the product, saying the “product is a possible risk to health”.

The recall comes a week after Mars issued a Europe wide voluntary recall for its products after a customer in Germany found a piece of plastic in its product. 

“Fulfilling the expectations of our consumers is of paramount importance to us here at Weetabix, and we take all issues regarding the quality of our food extremely seriously,” a Weetabix spokesman said. 

“For a full refund, send a photograph of the product Best Before date to us via our consumerservice@weetabix.com.”

The affected products are: 

Oatibix Flakes
Pack size: 550g

‘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


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