Say Cheese Wholesale Cheese Recall [Australia]


Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Say Cheese Wholesale branded Cheese Recall [Australia]Washed Rind Pty Ltd, an Australia establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of six (6) varieties of Cheeses due to suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination and consequential risk of bacterial infection and illness, both serious health and safety hazards.

ACCC: http://ht.ly/Bigk30jaIgv

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/washed-rind-pty-ltd-white-mould-cheeses

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

  • Brie de Brie Pasteurise, sold in 2.8 kilogram portions wrapped in cheesepaper/plastic and set in a half wooden box with best before dates of 08/04/2018 and 22/04/2018 and a batch/lot code 77432-F012
  • Brie de Nangis, sold in one (1) kilogram portions wrapped in cheesepaper/plastic and set in a half wooden box with a best-before date of 08/04/2018 and a batch/lot code of 77432-F012
  • Coulommiers Truffe, sold in 800 gram portions wrapped in cheesepaper/plastic and set in a half wooden box with best-before dates 08/04/2018 and 22/04/2018 and a batch/lot code of 77432-L012
  • Le Coulommiers, sold in 500 gram portions wrapped in cheesepaper/plastic and set in a half wooden box with best-before date sof 08/04/2018 and 22/04/2018 and a batch/lot code of 77432-F012
  • Le Vignelait Brillat Savarin, sold in 500 gram plastic containers with a best-before date of 08/04/2018 and a batch/lot code of 77432-H011
  • Saint Simeon, sold in 200 gram plastic containers with a best-before date of 08/04/2018 and a batch/lot code of 77432-G011

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

According to the ACCC, this recall was initiated after the Cheeses above reportedly tested positive for microbial contamination, specifically Listeria monocytogenes.

==> For information about Listeriosis (Listeria poisoning), please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

The recalled Cheese were sold in the following retail stores by state:

  • NSW: IGA and Supa IGA
  • ACT: independent retailers
  • Queensland: independent retailers
  • Victoria: Foodworks and independent retailers
  • SA: Foodlands, IGA and independent retailers
  • WA: IGA, Supa IGA and independent retailers

==> 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 rubbish, making sure small children and pets can’t access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Cheeses, please do not serve them, 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.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Say Cheese Wholesale on 08 8321 5867.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Cheeses, please search for “cheese” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Listeria monocytogenes contamination, please search for “Listeria” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Say Cheese Wholesale, please search for “Say Cheese” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Washed Rind Pty Ltd, please search for “Washed Rind” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2018/16706
Recalls Direct RIN: 9957-2018
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