ALDI, Metcash & Woolworths Vegetable Recall [Australia]


Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: ALDI, Market Fare, Metcash (IGA), Woolworths Frozen Vegetable Recall [Australia]Greenyard Frozen Belgium NV recalls certain batch/lots of ALDI, Market Fare, Metcash (IGA), Woolworths branded Frozen Vegetables due to suspected Listeria monocytogenes and consequential risk of gram-positive bacterial illness, a serious health hazard.

ACCC: http://ht.ly/bvDo30kVSQy

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/greenyard-frozen-belgium-nv-frozen-vegetables

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

  • ALDI Products:
    • Market Fare Peas, Carrots and Super Sweet Corn 1kg- batch code 40448 – National distribution
    • Market Fare Corn Kernels 1kg – batch code 59484 – QLD, VIC, WA and select NSW stores (ALDI Lavington, Albury, Casino, Byron Bay, Toormina, Goonellabah, Armidale) – Product of Hungary (only)
    • Market Fare Mixed Vegetables 1kg- batch code 59459 – QLD, NSW, ACT, WA Packed in Belgium from imported and Belgian ingredients
    • Market Fare Quick Steam Carrot Broccoli and Cauliflower 450g – batch code 39957 – National distribution
    • Market Fare Quick Steam Carrot Corn and Broccoli 450g – batch code 39957 – National distribution
  • Metcash (IGA) products:
    • Black & Gold Corn Kernels 500g – batch code 134231 – National distribution (IGA, Campbells, independent grocers) – Best Before – all dates
    • Black & Gold Mixed Vegetables 1kg: Carrots, peas, beans & corn – batch code 121945 – National distribution (IGA, Campbells, independent grocers) – Best Before – all dates
  • Woolworths products:
    • Essentials snap frozen mixed veg 1kg: Carrots, peas, corn, green beans & potatoes – batch code 93915 – National distribution – Best Before 19 MAR 2020 through to 24 APR 2020
    • Bell Farms Steam Veggie Carrot Corn and Broccoli 3pk 450g – batch code 536097 – National distribution – all stock

Only products with a country of origin of Belgium, United Kingdom or Hungary – all other countries not affected.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, APNs 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, this recall is due to possible microbial (Listeria monocytogenes) contamination.

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

==> 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 Frozen Vegetables, 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.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected 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 Greenyard Frozen Belgium NV, please search for “Greenyard Frozen” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

  • ALDI on 1800 709 993
  • Metcash on 1300 135 690
  • Woolworths on 1800 103 515

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Market Fare brand, please search for “Market Fare” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Metcash (IGA) brand, please search for “IGA” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2018/16888
Recalls Direct RIN: 10389-2018
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