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Tesco and Sainsbury's recall ravioli over rubber fears

Published 15/07/2016

Tesco beef ravioli 400g is recalled
Tesco beef ravioli 400g is recalled

Tesco and Sainsbury's have recalled tins of beef ravioli over fears they may contain rubber.

Sainsbury's also recalled its macaroni cheese, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) said.

The supermarkets said it was "precautionary measure" and told customers to return the tinned goods for a full refund.

A statement on the Food Standards Agency’s website said: "As a precautionary measure Sainsbury’s and Tesco are recalling the affected products an point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores where the products are sold.

"If you have bought any of the above products, do not eat it. Instead, contact the store from where it was bought for a full refund."

A Sainsbury's spokeswoman said: "As a purely precautionary measure, and following an investigation with our supplier, we have chosen to recall our By Sainsbury's macaroni cheese and By Sainsbury's beef ravioli in tomato Sauce.

"We're sorry for the inconvenience and ask customers to return these items to receive a full refund."

A Tesco spokesman said: "As a precautionary measure, we are recalling the affected products from customers.

"Customers who have purchased any of the affected products should return them to store for a full refund."

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Which products are being recalled?

Sainsbury's beef ravioli in tomato sauce 400g

Best before end: January 2019

Product code: 121811

Sainsbury's macaroni cheese 410g

Best before end: January 2019

Product code: 125901

Tesco beef ravioli 400g

Best before end: December 2018

Product batch codes: LB3048 81724C, LB3049 81724C

Tesco everyday value beef ravioli 400g

Best before end: April 2019

Product batch code: LA146 84824C

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