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2021.07.23 Recall: 168 Express - Jelly Cup Products

The following notice has been issued by the Food Standards Agency.

168 Express Ltd is recalling multiple jelly cup products because they contain carrageenan, sodium alginate and konjac, which are not permitted as an ingredient in jelly confectionery as they present a choking hazard.

Product details
XZL Strong Mixed Jelly
Pack size: 360 g

XZL Jelly in School Bag
Pack size: 600 g

Jelly cup 

Risk statement
Choking hazard

The products contain carrageenan, sodium alginate and konjac gelling agents, which can present a choking hazard due to the consistency, solubility, shape, size and manner of consumption of the food. The product can be projected from the cup or capsule in one piece by exerting pressure at the tip and therefore can cause choking hazard.

Action taken by the company
168 Express Ltd is recalling the above products. Point of sale notices will be displayed in all retail stores that are selling these products. These notices explain to customers why the products are being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product. Please see the attached notice.

Customer notice: 168 Express jelly products

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought any of the above products do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund. If you require further information, contact 168 Express Ltd by email at: [email protected] or by telephone on 02077769 094

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