LONGFORD SHOPPERS BEWARE: Sweets recalled due to choking risk from additive

The recall takes effect immediately - consumers advised not to eat the sweets

Siobhan McNamara

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LONGFORD SHOPPERS BEWARE:  Sweets recalled due to choking risk from additive

Recall alert issued for jelly sweets

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has issued a recall alert for Jelly Mini Cup Sweets.

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The alert issued on Friday encompasses all batch codes and best before dates on the following products which originate in the Netherlands:

Pipo Cup Jelly; 

Fruit Flavour Jelly Cup;

Mix Jelly Pudding;

Pipo TH Cup Jelly.

According to the FSAI: “The above jelly mini cup sweets are subject to recall, as they may cause a choking risk, due to the presence of certain gel-forming food additive ingredients.  Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in shops supplied with the implicated sweets.”

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Manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, caterers and retailers are asked to remove the implicated sweets from sale. They are also asked to display a point-of-sale recall notice in shops where they were sold. 

Wholesalers and distributors are requested to contact their affected customers and recall the implicated sweets and provide a point-of-sale recall notice to their retailer customers. 

Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated sweets.