Using the Google Structured Data Testing Tool (www.google.com/webmasters/tools/richsnippets) I input the following URL:


and it shows "Arrabiatta ham & egg pizza", however when I Google this it doesn't show with rich snippets.

I know it MAY be an indexing issue (even though it has been a few weeks), however on the tool I get the following message:

Error: We did not accept "5 mins" as cooking time. Error: Cooking time should be in ISO 8601 format - http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-2/#duration

Would this affect it?

I have previously ignored it since the preview shows fine with the correct total time (15 mins).

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Yes, errors reported by Google in the Structured Data Testing Tool will cause your rich snippets to be missing in your search engine results snippet, as can be seen here (providing Google retains the test results).

To correct this, you'll need to specify the times in ISO 8601 format for Durations, by changing the following:

5 mins -> PT5M
10 mins -> PT10M

This will then correct the error, as can be seen here (providing Google retains the test results). After correcting this in your pages, you should request Google to re-crawl them using the Fetch as Google tool.

  • Seems the URL in the question is no longer working. Is this question resolved now? Seems to be since the error will no longer appear in the testing tool.
    – dan
    Commented Oct 7, 2013 at 19:18

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