Costa recalls products warning they “may contain small stones”
Coffee shop chain Costa is recalling various sandwiches and wraps as the products “may contain small stones”.
UK coffee shop chain Costa Coffee is currently recalling a selection of its sandwiches and wraps, warning the products “may contain small stones”.
Costa Coffee is well known by British consumers, with over 2,400 stores in the UK. In fact, according to YouGov, Costa is the second most popular dining brand in the UK. With thousands of stores and high consumer demand, the food safety recall may be of particular note to Brits this week.
The recall was announced via the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA) website and which has highlighted that the foreign objects may present a choking hazard.
Included in the recall is the Costa Chicken & Bacon Caesar Wrap which comes in a pack size of 192g. The use by dates involved are 06 September 2023, 07 September 2023 and 08 September 2023.
The Costa Southern Fried Chicken Wrap is also being recalled and comes in a pack size of 214g. The use by dates for this product include 06 September 2023, 07 September 2023 and 08 September 2023.
Turning to sandwiches, Costa Coffee is recalling its Chicken Salad Sandwich which comes in a pack size of 206g and has the use by dates 06 September 2023, 07 September 2023 and 08 September 2023. The Costa BLT sandwich is also being recalled. It has a pack size of 182g and recalled use by dates include 06 September 2023, 07 September 2023 and 08 September 2023.
The coffee shop chain is currently recalling all four products from customers and has issued a recall notice to explain why the products are being recalled.
In response to New Food, a spokesperson from Costa Coffee said: “We have been notified by our supplier of a possible presence of small stones that could be a choking hazard if consumed.
“Customers who bought any of the products listed should not eat them and instead, please return to a store, with or without a receipt, for a full refund.”
The spokesperson went on to say: “We take this matter extremely seriously and sincerely apologise for any concern this recall has caused.”
Any consumers that have purchased products with matching credentials to those stated above, have been advised not to eat them. Instead, advice posted on the FSA website says to return the recalled product to the store of purchase for a full refund.
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