Yogurts recalled over rubber fears

A selection of yogurts

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The yogurts were produced by Yeo Valley for various supermarkets

Five UK supermarkets have been warned to take thousands of pots of yogurt off their shelves amid concerns they may contain pieces of rubber.

The yogurts, supplied by Yeo Valley but mostly sold under own-brand labels, pose a “possible risk” to health, the Food Standards Agency said.

The products in question are sold at Asda, Co-operative, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose.

The FSA says customers who have bought the products should not eat them.

The supermarkets are asking customers to return the products for a full refund, or contact customer services.

The products affected are:

  • Asda: Asda Extra Special Scottish Raspberry West Country Yogurt, Asda Fat Free Red Cherry Yogurt, Asda Fat Free Red Cherry Yogurt (four pack), Asda Low Fat Coconut Yogurt, Asda Low Fat Lemon four pack Yogurt, Asda Low Fat Lemon Yogurt 450g, Asda Low Fat Mango & Passion fruit Yoghurt, Collective Dairy Wild Blueberry Yoghurt, Collective Dairy Wild Blueberry Yoghurt.
  • Co-operative: Co-op Rise & Shine Greek Style Yogurt and Raspberry, Co-Op Strawberry and Raspberry Low fat Yogurts (four x 100g), Co-op Truly Irresistible Limited Edition Mango, Brazilian Orange and Coconut Yogurt (150g).
  • Sainsbury’s: Sainsbury’s Basics Fruit Selection Yogurts (2x strawberry 2x peach), Sainsbury’s Basics Strawberry Yogurt.
  • Tesco: Tesco Finest Strawberries & Cream Yoghurt, Tesco Low Fat Coconut Yoghurt 450g, Tesco Low Fat Lemon Yoghurt, Collective Dairy Wild Blueberry Yoghurt.
  • Waitrose: 125g Deliciously fruity raspberry low fat yogurt, Fragrant creamy Scottish raspberry yogurt, Multipack Deliciously fruity low fat yogurt (2x strawberry 2x raspberry), The Collective Dairy wild blueberry yoghurt (450g), The Collective Dairy Wild Blueberry Yoghurt (150g).

No other batches or products are known to be affected, the FSA said.

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