Target Candy Cane Recall [Australia]


Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Target Candy Cane Recall [Australia]Target Australia Pty Ltd, a Williams Landing, Melbourne, Victoria establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Fabulous Food Company branded Candy Cane products due to suspected Plastic Fragment contamination and consequential risk of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, a serious health and safety hazards.

ACCC: http://ht.ly/2jnV30nnYbJ

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/target-australia-pty-ltd-the-fabulous-food-company-candy-cane-40g

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

  • Fabulous Food Company branded Candy Cane products, sold in single-serve 40 gram clear plastic wrapped packages with a keycode of 59595465 and a best-before date of August 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, Target Australia Pty has recalled the above batch/lots of Fabulous Food Company branded Candy Cane products due to suspected Plastic Fragment contamination. You should nether serve nor consume these nut products.

In general, if plastic 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 believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Candy Cane products, 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.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Candy Cane, please search for “candy cane” or more generically, “candy” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Target’s Customer Support Centre on 1300 753 567 during normal business hours or visit http://www.target.com.au/help/contact-us.

===> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Plastic Fragment contamination, please search for “plastic” 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 concerning products that pose an Laceration hazard, please search for “laceration” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2019/17293
Recalls Direct RIN: 11046-2019
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