RECALL: Weetabix product may contain blue soft rubber

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Weetabix food company is recalling packs of Oatibix Flakes because the product may contain pieces of blue soft rubber.

The Oatibix Flakes batches subject to the recall notice are all 550g size packs with:

• ‘Best before’ date January 18, 2017, with batch code 6018

• ‘Best before’ date January 19, 2017, with batch code 6019

• ‘Best before’ date January 20, 2017, with batch code 6020

• ‘Best before’ date January 21, 2017, with batch code 6021

No other Oatibix batches or products are known to be affected. The company is advising consumers who have already bought a pack from these batch numbers to dispose of the product.

For a full refund, customers should send a photograph of the product ‘best before’ date to

A company statement read: “Fulfilling the expectations of our consumers is of paramount importance to us here at Weetabix and we take all issues regarding the quality of our food extremely seriously. We offer our sincere apologies to you for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your cooperation.”