Coles Italia Pesto Al Basilico Basil Pesto Recall [Australia]

Coles Italia Pesto Al Basilico Basil Pesto

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Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Coles Supermarkets, a Hawthorn East Victoria, Australia establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Coles branded Italia Pesto Al Basilico Basil products due to undeclared Peanuts, a known allergen, source of dietary intolerance and possible trigger of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention.


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Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Coles branded Basil Pesto products are subject to this recall:

  • Coles branded Italia Pesto Al Basilico Basil, sold 290 gram glass jars with a best-before date of 28/08/2021 and an APN/EAN of 9310645273624

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

According to the ACCC, this recall was initiated after it was suspected that the Coles branded Italia Pesto Al Basilico Basil contains Peanuts, an ingredient not declared on the product label.

==> For information about Nut Allergy (including Peanuts and Tree Nuts), please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” tab 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 Coles branded Italia Pesto Al Basilico Basil and could be allergic to their Peanut 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 Pesto Sauces, please search for “pesto” or more generically, “sauce” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Coles Customer Care on 1800 061 562 during normal business hours, Australian Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

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


More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2020/18150
Recalls Direct RIN: 12613-2020
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