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Tesco recalls icecream contaminated with painkillers

first_imgSUPERMARKET TITAN TESCO has recalled its own brand ice-cream cones after two customers found painkillers in two individual cones.The company says that two separate customers found the tablets in the chocolate and nut ice-cream cones.Tesco is investigating the incidents and nobody has been reported as ill because of the contamination, but they are removing the items from shelves as a precaution.“We are urgently investigating this incident with our supplier and ask customers to return this product to their local store,” said a Tesco statement.The Food Safety Authority of Ireland says that customers should contact Tesco for more information.“Tesco Ireland has issued in-store notices requesting customers who have bought the affected batches to return them to a Tesco store. For further information consumers can contact Tesco Ireland on freephone 1800 248123. No action is required by official agencies.”Read: Tesco and Asda withdraw ‘psycho ward’ and ‘mental patient’ costumesRead: Fuming Tesco shopper vents frustration in enraged Tumblrlast_img read more