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Product Recall - by Sainsbury’s Sliced Beetroot 340g

beetroot

SKU Product Description Best Before Date / Batch Code
7860491 by Sainsbury's Sliced Beetroot 340g August 2019 (L318N 1737)

We have identified the possible presence of small pieces of glass in one batch of the above product.

As a precautionary measure, we are asking all customers who have bought this product with the above batch code on the lid, not to consume it, and to return it to their nearest Sainsbury’s store where they will receive a full refund.

No other products or batch codes are affected by this issue, and we apologise for the inconvenience this has caused.

FAQs
What’s the issue with the product?
A very small number of jars from a batch of by Sainsbury’s sliced beetroot were found to contain glass.  The affected batch is L318N 1737 and can be found on the lid of the jar.

What’s happened?
We have identified a safety issue with a batch of our by Sainsbury’s Sliced Beetroot in Vinegar. The safety of our products is our priority and we have removed this batch from sale as a precautionary measure. 

We're also asking customers who have bought a jar from this batch not to consume it and to return it to store for a full refund.

Is this product dangerous to eat?
We’ve received a very small number of complaints about a specific batch (L318N 1737), which has a best before date of August 2019. 

We have removed this batch from sale as a precautionary measure and are asking customers who have bought a jar with the batch code L318N 1737 on the lid, not to consume it and return it to store for a full refund.

How did this happen?
Our supplier has robust processes in place to prevent incidents like this. We’re conducting a comprehensive review to prevent his from happening again.

Are any other products  or batches of this product affected?
No.

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