Last updated on 28 January 2013

The Co-operative recalls its own-brand Breaded Chicken Nuggets

The Co-operative is recalling two batch codes of its own-brand Breaded Chicken Nuggets with a 'best before' date of October 2013, because plastic has been found in some of the packets. The Agency has issued a Product Recall Information Notice.

Product details

The product being recalled from customers:

  • The Co-operative Breaded Chicken Nuggets, 425g
  • ‘Best before’ end October 2013
  • Batch codes: L2288 6B and L2288 6C

The Co-operative is recalling the above batches because plastic has been found in some of the packets. Point-of-sale notices are being displayed in stores advising customers who have bought the product to contact the Co-operative Customer Services Team on 0800 0686 727 to receive a full refund.

No other The Co-operative products are known to be affected.

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