Robinson’s Fruit Shoot bottles urgently recalled over safety fears

Robinson's Fruit Shoot bottles have had to be recalled over safety fears.

The apple and blackcurrant flavoured juice drinks popular with children and widely sold in Tesco, McDonald's and Costco.

Maker Britvic PLC recalled the products after receiving reports that the spout of the sports bottle cap may become detached unexpectedly, Nottinghamshire Live reports .

Blackcurrant and apple Fruit Shoots bought in McDonald's between June 22 and June 28 are affected by the recall.

The fast food giant's recall notice says: "We were made aware of a packaging fault affecting the white drinking spout on a very small number of Fruit Shoot bottles and we therefore decided to remove it from our premises and are currently awaiting new stock.

"If you have consumed the product there is no need to take any further action as the quality of the liquid is not impacted."

The products affected are… 

  • 24 x 200ml multi-pack sold in Tesco and Costco 
  • 200ml single bottle sold in McDonald's

With any of these batch numbers: 

  • NO5 L9164 
  • NO5 L9171 
  • NO6 L9171 

And witha best before date of March 2020.    

No other Britvic PLC products are known to be affected.  

Food Standards Agency and Britvic PLC are advising customers not to drink the product.

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