Ricci’s Bikkies Cinnamon Crunch Biscuit Recall [Australia]


Ricci's Bikkies Cinnamon Crunch Recall [Australia]

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Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Ricci’s Bikkies Pty Ltd., a Healesville, Victoria, establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Ricci’s Bikkies Cinnamon Crunch Biscuits from the Australian marketplace due to suspected metal 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/r2ol30rkbtd

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/riccis-bikkies-pty-ltd-ricci-s-bikkies-cinnamon-crunch-120g

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Cinnamon Baked Goods are subject to this recall:

  • Ricci’s Bikkies Cinnamon Crunch, consisting of handmade biscuits in 120 gram clear plastic bags with a best-before date of 26 Oct 21, 2 Nov 21 or 6 Nov 21

==> No barcodes, APNs, EANs, UPCs, item numbers, best-before date codes, 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, this recall was initiated due to the potential presence of metal fragments. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Ricci’s Bikkies Cinnamon Crunch Biscuits identified above.

The recalled Biscuits were known to have been sold at Mornington Racecourse Craft Market in Victoria.

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 Ricci’s Bikkies Cinnamon Crunch Biscuits, 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.

Please note: while these Baked Goods may be close to or past their use-by dates, they may be in your freezers or storage chillers. If you have purchased since October 19, please check your refrigerators, chillers and/or freezers to ensure these food products have not been stored for future consumption. If found, these products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase for 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 bowel obstruction.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Cinnamon Crunch Biscuits please search for “biscuits” or more generically, “baked goods” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall notification, please contact Ricci’s Bikkies by phone on 03 5962 1294 during normal business hours, Australian Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at https://www.riccisbikkies.com or by e-mail at fresh@riccisbikkies.com.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected 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 Ricci’s Bikkies Pty Ltd., please search for “Ricci” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2020/18675
Recalls Direct RIN: 13759-2020
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