Bounce Cashew Caramel Energy Ball Recall [Australia]


Bounce Cashew Caramel Protein Energy Ball Recall [Australia]

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Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Natural High Co Pty Ltd trading as Bounce Foods, a Sydney, New South Wales establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Bounce branded Cashew Caramel Protein Energy Balls from the Australian marketplace due to suspected plastic fragment contamination and consequential risks of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion, GI tract laceration damage and bowel obstruction, all serious health hazards.

ACCC: http://ht.ly/ovU030rhFhc

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/natural-high-co-pty-ltd-t-as-bounce-foods-bounce-cashew-caramel-protein-energy-ball-40g

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

  • Bounce branded Cashew Caramel Protein Energy Balls, sold in 40 gram green pouches with a batch/lot code of M2310, a best-before date of 21/07/21 and an APN/EAN of 9335805001626

==> No item numbers, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations 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, Bounce Foods has recalled certain batch/lots of Bounce branded Cashew Caramel Protein Energy Balls from the Australian marketplace due to suspected plastic fragment contamination. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Confectionery products identified above.

In general, if plastic 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 believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Bounce branded Cashew Caramel Protein Energy Balls, 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 properly treat choking, oral injury, internal ingestion, GI tract laceration damage and/or bowel obstruction.

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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall notification, please contact Natural High Co Pty Ltd trading as Bounce Foods at 1300 303 517 during normal business hours, Australian Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.bouncefoods.com.au or by e-mail at hello@bouncefoods.com.au.

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2020/18628
Recalls Direct RIN: 13687-2020
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