Aldi Warning As 'Dirty' Biscuits Made By Baketime Ltd Are Recalled

Snacks may have been subject to 'pest contamination'.

Aldi has issued a product recall for biscuits sold in its shops which have been manufactured in a "dirty" factory.

The supermarket warned customers not to eat the affected biscuits, which are made by the manufacturer Baketime Ltd and have been made in "unhygienic conditions".

It asked shoppers to return any biscuits from the ranges, which are being recalled because they may have been subject to pest contamination.


The affected products include Aldi’s Cheese Thins and Cheese Bakes, the supermarket's cheese, salt and vinegar and smoky bacon flavoured 'Oddbites', and Aldi's Ginger Nuts biscuits.

Products not under the Aldi name, but still sold in shops, that could be contaminated include Bestway’s Mini All Butter Shortbread and BV’s Strawberry and Vanilla Biscotti.

An Aldi spokesperson told the Yorkshire Evening Post: “If you have purchased any of these products, do not consume them.

"Customers who have bought these products with these batch codes are asked to return them immediately to their nearest store, where a full refund will be given.

“No other batch codes are affected.

“We apologise for any inconvenience and thank you for your co-operation.”


An announcement from the Food Standards Agency said: "Baketime Ltd is recalling various branded biscuit, snack and confectionery products on a precautionary basis as they have been manufactured in unhygienic conditions. These products are sold by Aldi, Asvina, Booker and LBV."

The full list of affected products, and their batch codes, is:

  • Aldi Cheese Thins (10% Cheese) – L16026, L16027, L16055, L16056, L16057, L16073, L16074, L16075
  • Aldi Cheese Bakes – L16026, L16027, L16032, L16033, L16039, L16040, L16046, L16047, L16053, L16366, L16060, L16066, L16067, L16073
  • Aldi Oddbites Cheese – L16060
  • Aldi Oddbites Salt and Vinegar – L16061
  • Aldi Oddbites Smoky Bacon – L16061
  • Aldi Ginger Nuts – L16047, L16048, L16061, L16062, L16068, L16069
  • Bestway Mini All Butter Shortbread - L16034
  • Bestway Mini Brownies - L16035
  • Bestway Mini Cheese Thins - L16032, L16033
  • Bestway Mini Choc Chip Cookies - L16035
  • Happy Shopper Cheese Thins - L16026, L16027, L16032, L16053, L16366, L16060, L16066
  • Happy Shopper Fudge Brownies - L16041
  • Happy Shopper Choc Chip Cookies - L16041​
  • LBV Potato Bakes Korma - L16034
  • LBV Potato Bakes Mild Thai - L16034
  • LBV Strawberry and Vanilla Biscotti - L16027

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