Aldi issues urgent 'do not eat' warning over popular item as police investigation launched

Aldi has issued an urgent product recall
Aldi has issued an urgent product recall -Credit:Joseph Raynor/ Nottingham Post

Aldi has issued an urgent "do not eat" warning concerning a popular product as police have commenced an investigation. The supermarket chain has recalled a specific batch of Village Bakery 8 Tortilla Wraps White due to concerns over potential tampering, which may have resulted in metal being present in the product.

The recall, which was announced to customers last month, affects products with a best before end date of 29th April, 2024. Aldi is advising customers who have bought the affected tortilla wraps to refrain from eating them and to return them to their place of purchase for a full refund, according to the Daily Star.

For additional information or queries, customers can contact Aldi's customer service on 0800 042 0800 or visit help.

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In-store warning notices have been displayed in Aldi branches that sell the implicated wraps, cautioning shoppers against consuming them. The supermarket has also confirmed that the recall is part of an "active police investigation".

Aldi's statement highlighted their commitment to safety and quality, stating: "All our products go through rigorous safety and quality check. We are recalling this product as a precautionary measure. As there is an active police investigation we are not able to comment any further on this matter at this time."