High street bakery retailer Greggs is recalling some of its two-pack chicken pastries sold in Icelandic supermarkets, due to hard plastic contamination in a number of products.
The food, which is sold exclusively at Iceland Foods outlets, “may contain dark-colored pieces of hard plastic,” the company warned.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has also added that only frozen 306g packets of the pastries with an expiry date of September 2019 2022 are affected – reports the MEN.
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Icelandic shoppers are now urged not to eat the product and return it to the store. A notice from Greggs published by the FSA on Friday (April 29) said: ‘This product may contain dark colored pieces of hard plastic.
“If you have purchased the above product, please do not consume it. Please return to your nearest Icelandic store for a full refund. This 2-pack product is exclusive to Iceland and therefore the recall does not Applies only to products purchased from Icelandic stores, no other products, date codes or lots are affected.
“We’re sorry for the inconvenience. If you have any questions, please contact customer services on +44 08081 473 447 or firstname.lastname@example.org.”
The FSA added that the plastic made the pastries “unfit for consumption”.