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168 Express Ltd recalls various Jelly products because of a choking hazard

England, Wales and Scotland specific

168 Express Ltd is recalling multiple Jelly cup products because they contain Carrageenan, Sodium Alginate and Konjac gelling agents that are not permitted as an ingredient in jelly confectionery as they present a choking hazard. This product recall information notice has been amended to include an additional product.

Product details

XZL Strong mixed jelly
Pack size 360g
XZL Jelly in school bag
Pack size 600g
XZL Yogurt Jelly
Pack size 360g

Risk statement

Choking Hazard

The products contain Carrageenan, Sodium Alginate and Konjac gelling agents which can present a choking hazard due to the consistency, solubility, shape, size and manner of consumption of the food. The product can be projected from the cup or capsule in one piece by exerting pressure at the tip, therefore can cause choking hazard.

Action taken by the company

168 Express Ltd is recalling the above products. Point of sale notices will be displayed in all retail stores that are selling these products. These notices explain to customers why the products are being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product.

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought any of the above products, do not eat them. Instead, return them to the store from where they were bought for a full refund. If you require further information, contact 168 Express Ltd by email at: info@168express.co.uk or by telephone on 0207 7769 094.

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If there is a problem with a food product that means it should not be sold, then it might be 'withdrawn' (taken off the shelves) or 'recalled' (when customers are asked to return the product).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-42-2021-update-1