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Tesco recalls Christmas stuffing because it may contain moths


Dec 14, 2023

Tesco is recalling a Christmas stuffing product because it might contain moths.

The supermarket chain said the warning applied to Tesco Finest Apple & Cranberry Stuffing Mix 130g with the best before end date of September 2024.

“We are recalling a single batch of Tesco Finest Apple & Cranberry Stuffing Mix due to the possible presence of moths which makes the product unfit for human consumption,” the official recall notice said.

In the warning issued through the Food Standards Agency, the retailer said anyone who had bought the affected stuffing should “not consume this product”.

The product recall notice issued by Tesco Image: The product recall notice issued by Tesco

Customers are advised to return the product to a branch of the supermarket, where they will be given a refund. No receipt is required.

“Tesco apologises to our customers for any inconvenience caused,” the statement added.

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Cranberry has become a staple of traditional Christmas dinners, having first become popular as part of Thanksgiving feasts in the US.

The recall notice included no explanation as to how moths may have come to be present in the stuffing, but Tesco has been contacted for comment.


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