William Santus & Co recalls Uncle Joe’s Liquorice & Aniseed Extra Strong Mints as the sweets may contain small pieces of metal

Last updated:
15 May 2017
product recall
Uncle Joe’s Liquorice & Aniseed Extra Strong Mints 35g tins are being recalled because the sweets may contain small pieces of metal which could represent a safety risk.

Product details

Product: Uncle Joe’s Liquorice & Aniseed Extra Strong Mints 
Pack size: 35g 
Expiry date: 30 June 2018
Batch code / Lot number:  TC16015

No other Uncle Joe’s products are known to be affected.

Risk

Small pieces of metal.
This product may contain small pieces of metal in the sweet which could present a safety risk.

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product do not eat it. Instead, return it to William Santus & Co Ltd, The Toffee Works, Dorning Street, Wigan, WN1 1HE. The company will replace the product and reimburse any postage costs.

Action taken by the company

William Santus & Co Ltd is recalling the above product. Point of sale notices will be displayed on their website and in all retail stores that are selling this product.  These notices explain to customers why the products are being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product. Please see the attached notice.

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If there is a problem with a food product that means it should not be sold, then it might be 'withdrawn' (taken off the shelves) or 'recalled' (when customers are asked to return the product).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

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