Woolworths Macro Nut Spread Recall Expands [Australia]


Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: Woolworths Macro Nut Spread Recall Expands Woolworths expands its existing recall for some Macro Nut Butter Spreads due to undeclared peanuts or tree nuts, both known allergens. ACCC: http://ht.ly/D8vPH

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1063817

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Nut Spreads are subject to this recall:

  • Woolworths Macro Cashew Spread, 250 gram jars
  • Woolworths Macro Almond Spread, 250 gram jars
  • Woolworths Macro Organic Peanut Butter Smooth, 375 gram and 800 gram tubs
  • Woolworths Macro Organic Peanut Butter Crunchy, 375 gram and 800 gram tubs

According to the ACCC, the Macro Cashew Spread and the Macro Almond Spread may pose a health risk to consumers who are allergic to Peanuts as both these products may have undeclared peanuts. Macro Organic Peanut Butter Smooth and the Macro Organic Peanut Butter Crunchy on the other hand, may pose a health risk to consumers who are allergic to tree nuts as both of these products may have undeclared tree nuts.

All best-before dates of the above products currently available in the marketplace are affected by this recall. A similar product has been previously recalled. To see this earlier recall, please search for “Macro” using the Search box located at the top of this page.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

==> For information about Nut Allergy (including Peanuts and Tree Nuts), please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” tab at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased a recalled Nut Spread and could be allergic to its ingredients, have a close family member who is allergic or has previously experienced Anaphylaxis or are unsure of your allergy status, you should return this product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

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ACCC PRA number: 2014/14351
Recalls Direct RIN: 4283-2014
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