Charlesworth Nuts Dried Apricot Snack Recall [Australia]


Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Charlesworth Nuts Dried Apricot Snack Recall [Australia]Charlesworth Nuts, a Marion, South Australia establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of various Dried Apricot Snacks due to suspected metal fragment contamination and consequential risk of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, all serious health and safety hazards.

ACCC: http://ht.ly/ZsWp30mYZbd

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/charlesworth-nuts-various-products-with-dried-apricot-as-an-ingredient

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Dried Apricot Snacks are subject to this recall (in alphabetical order):

  • Almond ‘n’ Apricot Cluster, sold in 500 gram containers with a best-before date of 10 June 2019
  • Cluster Collection (gift pack), sold in 430 gram containers with a best-before date of 02 June 2019
  • Cluster Collection, sold in 500 gram containers with a best-before date of 10 June 2019
  • Diced Dried Apricots, sold in 500 gram containers with best-before dates of 10 June 2019 and 15 July 2019
  • Grandma Charlesworth’s Christmas Cake, sold in 1605 gram containers with a best-before date of 02 June 2019
  • Jolly Little Puddin’ Muffins, sold in 740 gram containers with a best-before date of 02 June 2019
  • Santa’s Favourite Pudding, sold in 740 gram containers with a best-before date of 02 June 2019
  • The Trendy Gourmet, sold in 1220 gram containers with a best-before date of 02 April 2019
  • White Apricot ‘n’ Honey Peanut Cluster, sold in 500 gram containers with a best-before date of 15 July 2019

==> 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 was initiated due to suspected metal fragment contamination. Food products containing metal fragments may cause serious injury if consumed.

In general, if glass 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 rubbish, making sure small children and pets can’t access the suspect food.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 0-0-0, your closest hospital or emergency centre equipped to handle poisonings and internal injures.

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

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact the company at Charlesworth Nuts on (08) 8296 8366 during normal business hours, Australian Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by Metal Fragment contamination, please search for “metal” or more generically, “fragment” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning products that pose a Choking hazard, please search for “choking” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning products that pose an Ingestion hazard, please search for “ingestion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2018/17200
Recalls Direct RIN: 10935-2018
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