Lowan Rice Cereal & Porridge Recall [Australia]


Lowan Rice Cereal & Porridge Recall [Australia]

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Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Greens General Foods Pty Ltd, a Glendenning, New South Wales establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Lowan Rice Flakes Cereal and Lowan Rice Porridge with Orchard Fruits due to undeclared Gluten, a known allergen, source of dietary intolerance and possible trigger of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention.

ACCC: http://ht.ly/rWIC30pfPiD

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/greens-general-foods-pty-ltd-lowan-rice-flakes-500g-and-lowan-rice-porridge-with-orchard-fruits-500g

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

  • Lowan Rice Flake Cereal, sold in 500 gram packages with best-before dates of 17/01/2020, 4/02/2020, 5/02/2020, 4/03/2020, 5/03/2020, 11/04/2020, 12/04/2020, 29/04/2020, 13/05/2020, 3/06/2020
  • Lowan Rice Porridge with Orchard Fruits, sold in 500 gram packages with best-before dates of 17/01/2020, 18/01/2020, 5/03/2020, 6/03/2020, 12/04/2020, 6/05/2020, 14/05/2020, 3/06/2020 or 4/06/2020

==> 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. Additional images of the recalled Cereals and Porridge products can be found on the Web site above.

According to the ACCC, this recall is due to undeclared Gluten.

==> For information about Wheat Allergy or Gluten Intolerance, please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” 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 any of these recalled Cereals and Porridge products and could be allergic to their Gluten ingredients, have a close family member who is allergic or has previously experienced Anaphylaxis or are unsure of your allergy status, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, 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 Anaphylaxis.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Cereals and Porridge products, please search for “cereal” or “porridge” as applicable using the Search Box at the top of this page.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Greens General Foods on 1800 355 718 during normal business hours, Australian Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can e-mail the company at consumerrelations@greens.com.au.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared Gluten, please search for “gluten” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2019/17711
Recalls Direct RIN: 11847-2019

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