Woolworths Pork, Lamb & Beef Recall [Australia]


Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Woolworth Lamb, Pork and Beef Recall [Australia]Woolworths Limited, a Bella Vista, New South Wales establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Australian Pork, Lamb and Beef Mince products due to suspected metal fragment contamination, a serious health and safety hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/4n7l305jPeu

Direct link: http://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/woolworths-limited-australian-pork-lamb-and-beef-mince

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

  • Random weights of fresh Pork, Lamb and Beef Mince meat packaged on a black tray covered with cling film.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, EANs, ABNs or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

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

According to the ACCC, these Meats were recalled due to metal fragment contamination hazard.

If plastic or metal fragments are ingested, they could cut the mouth, stomach or other parts of the GI tract, cause intestinal perforation or serious infection and possibly require surgical intervention for their safe removal.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure pets and small children can’t access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Pork, Lamb and/or Beef Mince Meat, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

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Additional information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2016/15681
Recalls Direct RIN: 7741-2016
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