These Asda kids’ ready meals are being recalled as they contain pieces of rubber

By Claire Schofield
Monday, 15th March 2021, 12:20 pm
Updated Monday, 15th March 2021, 12:26 pm
Have you bought any of the affected products? (Photo: Food Standards Agency)
Have you bought any of the affected products? (Photo: Food Standards Agency)

Asda is recalling a batch of its kid’s pasta ready meals as some packs have been found to contain pieces of blue rubber.

The supermarket has warned that the presence of rubber poses a choking hazard for young children, making the products unsafe to eat.

Which products are affected?

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    The recall applies to the Asda Little Kids Pasta Bolognese and the Asda Little Kids Spaghetti Bolognese.

    The affected products are as follows:

    Asda Little Kids Pasta Bolognese

    • Pack size: 150g
    • Use by: 4 March 2021 and 5 March 2021

    Asda Little Kids Spaghetti Bolognese

    • Pack size: 300g
    • Use by: 5 March 2021

    The products have passed their use-by dates, but it is suitable for freezing, so customers are being warned to check the date code if they have stored any in their freezers.

    Advice for customers

    Customers who have purchased either of the affected products are being advised not to consume them.

    Instead, the product should be returned to your nearest Asda store for a full refund. You do not need to have a receipt to get your money back.

    In a statement, Asda said: “We are very sorry for any inconvenience caused and if you would like any further information, please contact Asda Customer Relations on 0800 952 0101.”