Woolworths Cooked Cocktail Prawn Recall [Australia]


Woolworths Cooked & Peeled Cocktail Prawns Recall [Australia]

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Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Woolworths Group Limited, a Bella Vista, New South Wales establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Woolworths branded Cooked & Peeled Cocktail Prawns from the Australian marketplace due to suspected unspecified microbial contamination and consequential risks of bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

ACCC: http://ht.ly/NQ6E30rq3Z9

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/woolworths-group-limited-woolworths-cooked-peeled-cocktail-prawns-1kg

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Cooked & Peeled Cocktail Prawns are subject to this recall:

  • Woolworths Cooked & Peeled Cocktail Prawns, marketed and sold in one (1) kilogram plastic stand-up pouches with a best-before date code of 21 02 2022 and an APN/EAN of 9339687020317

==> 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.

These Woolworths branded Cooked & Peeled Cocktail Prawns were known to be marketed, distributed and sold in the Australian states of NSW (including stores surrounding the ACT), VIC, SA, NT, TAS, ACT and WA although it is always possible these food products had wider distribution within the country. When in doubt, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

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

According to the ACCC, Woolworths Group has recalled certain batch/lots of Woolworths branded Cooked & Peeled Cocktail Prawns from the Australian marketplace due to suspected unspecified microbial contamination. As a result of this reported defect, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled seafood products identified above.

==> For information about Botulism, E. Coli Poisoning, Listeriosis (Listeria poisoning) and Salmonellosis (Salmonella poisoning), please consult the “Illnesses” 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 the recalled Woolworths branded Cooked & Peeled Cocktail Prawns, 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 bacterial poisonings.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Woolworths branded Cooked & Peeled Cocktail Prawns, please search for “prawns” or more generically, “seafood” 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 Woolworths Group Limited at 1800 103 515 during normal business hours, Australian Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.woolworths.com.au.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Clostridium botulinum contamination, please search for “Botulinum” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected E. coli contamination, please search for “E. coli” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination, please search for “Listeria” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Mould contamination, please search for “mold” (please note the spelling variation) using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2020/18776
Recalls Direct RIN: 13907-2020
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