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Tees Ltd recalls Sweetworld Yummys Jelly Cones because of a choking hazard

England, Wales and Northern Ireland
Last updated: 17 May 2018

Tees Ltd is recalling Sweetworld Yummy Jelly Cones because the products contain carrageenan which is not permitted as an ingredient in jelly confectionery products as it presents a choking hazard.

Product details

Sweetworld Yummys Jelly Cones (Bag)
Pack size 400g
Best before All dates

Risk statement

Choking Hazard

The product contains Carrageenan which can present a choking hazard.

Action taken by the company

Tees Ltd is recalling the above product and has informed their customers. A point of sale notice will be displayed in all retail stores that are selling this product. This notice explains to customers why the product is being recalled and tells them what to do if they have bought the product. Please see the attached notice.

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought.

About product recalls and withdrawals

If there is a problem with a food product that means it should not be sold, then it might be 'withdrawn' (taken off the shelves) or 'recalled' (when customers are asked to return the product). The FSA issues Product Withdrawal Information Notices and Product Recall Information Notices to let consumers and local authorities know about problems associated with food. In some cases, a 'Food Alert for Action' is issued. This provides local authorities with details of specific action to be taken on behalf of consumers.

Ref: FSA-PRIN-28-2018