Food Safety Recall: By Sainsbury's Sliced Beetroot contains glass

Food Safety Recall: By Sainsbury’s Sliced Beetroot

Food Safety Recall: By Sainsbury's Sliced Beetroot


Sainsbury's Sliced Beetroot

Sainsbury's Sliced Beetroot

Sainsbury's is recalling one batch of their Sliced Beetroot, sold in jars, because there may be small pieces of glass present in the beetroot, making it possibly very unsafe to eat.

Types of Contamination

There are four different types of food contamination:

  • Physical Contamination
  • Chemical Contamination
  • Microbial Contamination
  • Allergenic Contamination
Types of food contamination

Physical  Contamination

Physical Contamination means that a physical object has gotten into the food product. This could be anything, but in this case, are small pieces of glass. This means there is a serious risk to a person's health, if they were to eat, or attempt to eat, one of these pieces of glass,

The By Sainsbury's Sliced Beetroot Recall

Product

Pack Size

Best Before

Batch Code

Item Code

Contaminant

By Sainsbury’s Sliced
Beetroot

340g

August 2019

L318N 1737

7860491

Small pieces of glass

To read the original recall on the Food Standards Agency's website, click here. To read Sainsbury's recall notice on the Food Standards Agency's website, click here. To read the recall on Sainsbury's own website, click here.