Nestle issues urgent food recall as the affected product may contain pieces of rubber

Nestlé UK Limited has taken the precautionary step of voluntary recalling Nestlé Ski Yogurt Variety Pack With Fruit Pieces, an announcement on the Food Standards Agency (FSA) states. This is because it may contain small pieces of black rubber, due to an “isolated incident in their fruit supplier manufacturing process”.

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Nestle told Express.co.uk it is voluntarily recalling four batches of its Ski Yogurt Variety Pack with Fruit Pieces 480g (4x120g) as they have been alerted to the possible presence of small pieces of black rubber by the fruit preparation supplier.

The company added that this was due to an isolated incident during their manufacturing process that has now been resolved.

The food alert, published on the FSA website yesterday, explains that it is the Nestlé Ski Yoghurt Variety Pack With Fruit Pieces product.

It has a pack size of 480g – made up of four x 120g yoghurts.

The items affected by the recall have the following use by dates: February 21 2020, February 28 2020, March 6 2020, March 13 2020.

No other batches or Ski Smooth Yogurt or Ski Mousse products are affected by this action.

The Food Standards Agency states that the possible presence of black rubber means this product is unsuitable for consumption.

It explains that Nestlé UK Limited is recalling the affected product, with point of sale notices being displayed in all retail stores that are selling this product.

The FSA advises customers: “If you have bought the above product, do not eat it.

“Instead, return the top of the outer carboard sleeve or a pot lid printed with any of these use-by dates, with your full name and address, for a full refund to: Ski Yogurt Recall Freepost Consumer Services Nestlé UK Ltd York.”

Nestle told Express.co.uk that any customers who have purchased the Ski Yogurt Variety 480g (4x120g) packs with the use by dates stated above should not consume the product.

It added that they should return the top of the outer cardboard sleeve or pot lid printed with any of the above-mentioned use by dates, together with their own name and address, to the address below to claim a full refund

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The address provided by Nestle is:

SKI YOGURT RECALL

FREEPOST CONSUMER SERVICES

NESTLÉ UK LTD

YORK

Should consumers have any concerns, they are advised that they can contact the Nestlé Consumer Careline on Freephone 0800 000030.

Nestlé added: “The safety and quality of our products are non-negotiable priorities for our company.

“We sincerely apologise for the inconvenience caused by this voluntary recall.”

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