Tesco is recalling 15 flavours of Cow & Gate baby food after tampering concerns

Monday, 27th January 2020, 12:08 pm
Updated Monday, 27th January 2020, 12:09 pm
Tesco is recalling numerous varieties of Cow & Gate baby food due to concerns that some of the jars may have been tampered with (Photo: Shutterstock)
Tesco is recalling numerous varieties of Cow & Gate baby food due to concerns that some of the jars may have been tampered with (Photo: Shutterstock)

Tesco is recalling numerous varieties of Cow & Gate baby food due to concerns that some of the jars may have been tampered with.

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is now warning parents not to give the baby food to their children, as it could potentially pose a safety risk.

15 flavours of Cow & Gate baby food recalled

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

This recall only involves 15 varieties of the product sold in Tesco stores in the UK, with all best before dates being recalled.

The supermarket is recalling 15 flavours of ‘seven months plus’ Cow & Gate baby food in 200g jars, including:

Cow & Gate Butternut Squash Chicken & Pasta 7+ months 200gCow & Gate Courgette & Hake Rice 7+ months 200gCow & Gate Creamy Cauliflower Cheese 7+ months 200gCow & Gate Garden Pea & Turkey 7+ months 200gCow & Gate Potato Spinach & Beef 7+ months 200gCow & Gate Potato & Turkey Roast 7+ months 200gCow & Gate Spaghetti Bolognese 7+ months 200gCow & Gate Succulent Pork Casserole 7+ months 200gCow & Gate Tasty Cottage Pie 7+ months 200gCow & Gate Tomato & Courgette Pasta 7+ months 200gCow & Gate Yummy Harvest Chicken 7+ months 200gCow & Gate Apple Crumble 7+ months 200gCow & Gate Banana Crumble 7+ months 200gCow & Gate Peach Apple & Kiwi 7+ months 200gCow & Gate Rice Pudding 7+ months 200g

Note: No other Cow & Gate, Tesco or branded baby products are affected.

What should I do if I have bought one of these jars?

The FSA said, “If you have bought any of the above products do not feed them to your baby.

“Instead, return it to the Tesco store from where it was bought for a full refund.

“Anyone with concerns can contact Tesco Customer Services directly on 0800 917 6897 or Cow & Gate via facebook messenger / live chat at www.cgbabyclub.co.uk/contact-us or by phone on 0800 977 8880.”