Aldi issues urgent food recall over item with 'active police investigation'

Aldi says the item is being investigated

Aldi has sounded an urgent recall and refund alert for a food product amidst an 'active police investigation'.

The supermarket heavyweight has warned customers about a potential metal contamination in a batch of tortilla wraps sold across its stores. In a statement, Aldi announced that the Village Bakery 8 Tortilla Wraps White (8x62g) are now under police scrutiny.

The company specified that the mini 8x31g wraps are not implicated in this issue. The affected product codes are 68150, 835475, and 383422, covering all regions and ALL best before dates up to and including 29.04. 24, indicating that the product may still be present in households.

Aldi cautioned: "As a precautionary measure, our supplier is recalling Village Bakery 8 Tortilla Wraps White because this product may have been contaminated with pieces of metal. Anyone who bought this product should return it to their nearest store for a full refund. We would like to reassure our customers that no other Aldi products are affected and apologise for any inconvenience caused."

The retailer further clarified: "We are only recalling Village Bakery 8 Tortilla Wraps White (8x62g product only and not 8x31g mini wraps)".

Aldi reassured customers about product safety, stating: "All our products go through rigorous safety and quality checks. We are recalling this product as a precautionary measure."

The company confirmed the withdrawal of the affected product from sale, saying: "We have removed and are recalling this product from sale in all stores. As there is an active police investigation we are not able to comment any further on this matter at this time. Do not consume the product and return it to your nearest store for a full refund."

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