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Updated: 27 Jan 2020

Food recall: Cow & Gate baby food jars sold at Tesco pose safety risk

15 different varieties of 7+ month baby food jars have been recalled

Jars of Cow & Gate 7+ month baby food (200g) sold at Tesco are being voluntarily recalled following concerns that some of the jars may have been tampered with, resulting in a potential safety risk.

The voluntary recall issued via the Food Standards Agency (FSA) only affects jars sold in Tesco stores in the UK. No other Cow & Gate, Tesco or other branded baby foods are affected. The same Cow & Gate products bought in other stores are not part of the recall.

Keep reading for advice and to find out if you're affected.

Which Cow & Gate 7+ month baby food jars are being recalled?

Below, we've rounded up all of the products that are being recalled.

  • Cow & Gate Butternut Squash Chicken & Pasta
  • Cow & Gate Courgette & Hake Rice
  • Cow & Gate Creamy Cauliflower Cheese
  • Cow & Gate Garden Pea & Turkey
  • Cow & Gate Potato Spinach & Beef
  • Cow & Gate Potato & Turkey Roast
  • Cow & Gate Spaghetti Bolognese
  • Cow & Gate Succulent Pork Casserole
  • Cow & Gate Tasty Cottage Pie
  • Cow & Gate Tomato & Courgette Pasta
  • Cow & Gate Yummy Harvest Chicken
  • Cow & Gate Apple Crumble
  • Cow & Gate Banana Crumble
  • Cow & Gate Peach Apple & Kiwi
  • Cow & Gate Rice Pudding

All batch codes and best before dates of the 200g jars sold in Tesco stores in the UK are included in the recall. For more details, visit Food.gov.uk.

Products listed above correct as of 27 January 2020.

Check to see whether you are affected by other product recalls.

What to do if you've bought one of these Cow & Gate jars at Tesco?

If you own one of these jars do not feed its contents to your baby. Even though the recall is a precautionary measure, it's not worth the risk.

The FSA is advising people to return the product to the store it was bought from for a full refund. If you bought it online you can contact Tesco Customer Services.

If customers are concerned they can contact Tesco Customer Services on 0800 917 6897 or Cow & Gate on 0800 977 8880.

This latest recall follows a recall of Heinz By Nature baby food jars sold in Tesco in December 2019 after a jar was found to have been tampered with and two sharp metal fragments were found inside.

Read our guide to find out more about your rights and what you can do: what are my rights if there's a safety warning or product recall?

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