Happy Shopper Plain Chocolate Digestives recalled

Last updated:
5 July 2013
product recall
Happy Shopper is recalling its own-brand Plain Chocolate Digestives with a 'best before' date of 7 December 2013 on a precautionary basis, because some packets may contain small pieces of metal. If you have bought this product, do not eat it. The Agency has issued a Product Recall Information Notice.


The product being recalled is:

  • Happy Shopper Plain Chocolate Digestives, 200g
  • ‘Best before’ date: 7 December 2013

Happy Shopper is recalling the above product. Product recall notices will feature in the national press over the weekend to tell people about the recall.

If you have bought this product, with the ‘best before’ date listed above, do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store it was bought from for a full refund.

No other Happy Shopper products are known to be affected.

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