ALDI Diplomat Lemon & Ginger Herbal Tea Recall [Australia]


14155 - ACCC - ALDI Diplomat Lemon and Ginger Herbal Tea Infusion Recall [Australia]

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Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: ALDI Stores, a Prestons, New South Wales establishment and subsidiary of German food conglomerate ALDI Süd recalls certain batch/lots of Diplomat branded Lemon and Ginger Herbal Tea Infusion from the Australian marketplace due to suspected Ethylene Oxide chemical contamination and consequential risks of oral injury, internal ingestion, GI tract damage and poisoning as well as various forms of Cancer, all serious health hazards.

ACCC: http://ht.ly/TcQl30ryYSa

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/aldi-stores-a-limited-partnership-diplomat-lemon-and-ginger-herbal-infusion-60g-40-bags

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Diplomat Lemon and Ginger Herbal Tea Infusion products are subject to this recall:

  • Diplomat Lemon and Ginger Herbal Tea Infusion, sold in 60 gram cardboard boxes consisting of forty (40) tea cup bags; affected batch/lots: all best-before date codes ranging from 08/02/23 up to and including 11/02/23 with a shortened APN/EAN of 26301242

==> 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 Herbal Tea products were known to have been marketed, distributed and sold in the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Victoria 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, ALDI has recalled certain batch/lots of Diplomat Lemon and Ginger Herbal Tea Infusion from the Australian marketplace due to suspected Ethylene Oxide chemical contamination. As a result of this defect, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled Herbal Tea products identified above.

==> For information about Ethylene Oxide chemical contamination, 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 Diplomat Lemon and Ginger Herbal Tea Infusion products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, kindly return the Herbal Tea to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall notification, please contact ALDI at 07 3272 0444 normal business hours, Australian Central Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at https://www.aldi.com.au/en/about-aldi/product-recalls/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Diplomat Lemon and Ginger Herbal Tea Infusion products, please search for “Tea” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2021/18874
Recalls Direct RIN: 14155-2021
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