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Aldi suspends ties with supplier over ‘pest contamination’

30 March 2016

Aldi has launched an investigation after its own brand snacks were recalled due to “unhygienic conditions” at a factory.

A statement issued through the Food Standards Agency said customers should not consume 16 products made by snack food manufacturer Baketime.

The FSA said the products “may have been subject to pest contamination”.

The statement said the products were recalled “on a precautionary basis as they have been manufactured in unhygienic conditions”.

Aldi has suspended ties with Baketime as a result of the recall. 

A spokesman said: “We have recalled a number of Aldi-branded products that have been manufactured by Baketime and have immediately suspended all orders with this supplier while we investigate this matter. 

“Customers that have purchased the products listed in our public recall notices should return them to their nearest store where they will be offered a full refund.”

The affected products are:
Aldi Cheese Thins (10% Cheese) – L16026, L16027, L16055, L16056, L16057, L16073, L16074, L16075
Aldi Cheese Bakes – L16026, L16027, L16032, L16033, L16039, L16040, L16046, L16047, L16053, L16366, L16060, L16066, L16067, L16073
Aldi Oddbites Cheese – L16060
Aldi Oddbites Salt and Vinegar – L16061
Aldi Oddbites Smoky Bacon – L16061
Aldi Ginger Nuts – L16047, L16048, L16061, L16062, L16068, L16069
Bestway Mini All Butter Shortbread    L16034
Bestway Mini Brownies    L16035
Bestway Mini Cheese Thins    L16032, L16033
Bestway Mini Choc Chip Cookies    L16035
Happy Shopper Cheese Thins    L16026, L16027, L16032, L16053, L16366, L16060, L16066
Happy Shopper Fudge Brownies    L16041
Happy Shopper Choc Chip Cookies    L16041
LBV Potato Bakes Korma    L16034
LBV Potato Bakes Mild Thai    L16034
LBV Strawberry and Vanilla Biscotti    L16027

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