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Liverpool Echo
Ryan Paton

Asda and Co-op issue warning as products pulled from shelves over safety fears

Several supermarkets have issued food and drink recalls amid safety fears.

Asda and Co-Op have recalled a number of items in recent weeks, with customers urged not to eat and drink them but instead return them to the store for a full refund. You do not need to have your receipt to get your money back

When a product is recalled, for any reason, the Food Safety Agency (FSA) shares details on what you should do if you have bought the item, as well as detailed information on why the product is being pulled from shelves.

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Asda is taking the precautionary action of recalling three Asda Extra Special Mince Pies because they may contain pieces of plastic, which makes them unsafe to eat.

Product details

Extra Special 4 Apple & Pecan Crumble Mince Pies

  • Pack size: 4 pack
  • Best-before dates: all dates up to and including 13 December 2022

Extra Special 4 Extra Indulgent Mince Pies

  • Pack size: 4 pack
  • Best-before dates: all dates up to and including 28 December 2022

Extra Special 4 Crumble Top Mince Pies

  • Pack size: 4 pack
  • Best-before dates: all dates up to and including 13 December 2022

If you have purchased any of the above products do not eat them, please return it to your nearest store where you will be given a full refund. You do not need your receipt. If you would like any further information, please contact Asda Customer Relations by telephone on 0800 952 0101


Co-op is recalling anchovies in olive oil because it contains histamine. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with a sensitivity to histamine.

Product details

Pack size - 50g

Best before end date: September 2023

Histamine can trigger an immune system response resulting in symptoms such as diarrhoea, shortness of breath, headaches, or skin irritation

The FSA added :"If you have bought the above product, do not eat it. Instead return it to the nearest Co-op store for a full refund, or if self-isolating or shielding please contact the customer careline – contact 0800 0686 727 or"

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