Kid’s smoothie recalled due to plastic fear

A children's smoothie has been recalled because it might contain plastic.

Anybody who has bought Whole Kids Smoothie Drops Berry, Banana and Coconut Milk (20G) should return it to where they bought it.

Food Standards Australia and New Zealand issued the recall, with the item on sale at Woolworths, Coles, Big W and local grocers.

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The Smoothie Drops product has been recalled due to fears it might contain plastic.

"The recall is due to the potential presence of foreign matter (plastic)," it said.

"Food products containing (plastic) may cause injury if consumed."

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It said on Facebook it was "disappointing" to have the issue, which affects products with all best before dates up to 12/8/2022.

"We have become aware of a small number of incidents where little plastic fragments have been found in our Smoothie Drops," it said.

"We have fully investigated the matter and identified the cause of the problem, and our manufacturer has taken immediate action to rectify the issue to ensure it doesn't happen again.

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"We take the safety of our customers and the quality of our products very seriously.

"We deeply apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused you and your family, and we're working very hard to ensure we have new stock of our Smoothie Drops back on the shelves at your local store."

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