Magnum ice cream warning as Unilever says 'do not eat' them as they may contain metal

Magnum Ice Cream
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A 'do not eat' warning has been issued for a popular ice cream brand following the discovery that one of its products may contain pieces of plastic or metal. Unilever, the manufacturer of Magnum Almond Ice Cream Sticks (3x100ml), is recalling the affected items due to the potential presence of these materials, which renders the product unsafe for consumption.

The specific batches involved in the recall have the Batch Code L3338, L3339, L3340, L3341, and L3342, with a best before date by the end of December 2025.

Customers will find point of sale notices in all stores selling the product, detailing why the recall is happening and advising on the steps to take if they have purchased the item.

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The warning states: "If you have bought the above product do not eat it. Instead, any customers with queries or concerns can contact the careline team for further guidance on 0800146252 or email"

In cases where a food product is deemed unsellable, it may be 'withdrawn' from shelves or 'recalled' for customer returns. The Food Standards Agency communicates such issues through Product Withdrawal Information Notices and Product Recall Information Notices to inform consumers and local authorities about food-related problems, reports Bristol Live.

In certain instances, a 'Food Alert for Action' is issued. This gives local authorities the necessary details to take specific actions on behalf of consumers.

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