Recall on cheesecake which 'may contain plastic'

A supermarket has recalled a cheesecake because it could contain pieces of plastic.

Waitrose has recalled its cheesecake over plastic fears.
Waitrose has recalled its cheesecake over plastic fears.

Waitrose said there was a chance that its New York Cheesecake may contain thin strands of plastic.

A statement from Food Standards Scotland said: "Waitrose is recalling Waitrose New York Cheesecake because it may contain very thin strands of plastic, which makes this product unsafe to eat."

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It said that any customers who had bought the dessert should return it for a refund.

This is the second time in six months that a Waitrose product has become contaminated with plastic. In September, Waitrose recalled a batch of luxury chocolate bars over fears they had could contain small pieces of plastic. The supermarket said it had taken its Waitrose 1 bars off sale.

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