Chef’s Choice Premium Chestnut Flour Recall [Australia]


Chef's Choice Premium Selected Chestnut Flour Recall [Australia]

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Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: HBC Trading Australia Pty Ltd, a Regents Park, Australia establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Chef’s Choice Premium Selected Chestnut Flour products from the Australian marketplace due to suspected mislabeling/mispackaging and consequential undeclared Chinese Buckeye Nut Flour, a known allergen, source of dietary intolerance and possible trigger of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, all serious health and safety hazards requiring immediate medical intervention to minimize suffering and prevent life-changing injury.

ACCC: http://ht.ly/PDH530rTTMt

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recalls/hbc-trading-australia-pty-ltd-%E2%80%94-chefs-choice-premium-selected-chestnut-flour-300g

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

  • Chef’s Choice Premium Selected Chestnut Flour, packaged in 300 gram paper/PE bags with a batch/lot code of 189170517, a best-before date of 11 Mar 2023 and an APN/barcode of 9339337005190

==> 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 Chestnut Flour products were known to be marketed, distributed and sold in the various Australian states and regions including the Australian Capital Territory (“ACT”), New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia, 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, HBC Trading Australia has recalled certain batch/lots of Chef’s Choice Premium Selected Chestnut Flour products from the Australian marketplace due to suspected mislabeling/mispackaging and consequential undeclared Chinese Buckeye Nut Flour. Food products containing Chinese Buckeye Nut Flour may cause Gastroenteritis if consumed. As a direct result of this reported defect, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled Chestnut Flour products identified above.

==> For information about Milk Allergy or Lactose Intolerance, 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.

Proposed Remedy:
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of these recalled Chef’s Choice Premium Selected Chestnut Flour products and could be allergic to their Buckeye Nut Flour 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 properly treat Anaphylaxis.

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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall notification, please contact HBC Trading Australia Pty Ltd on 1300 168 428 during normal business hours, Australian Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can also visit the company’s Web site at https://hbctrading.com.au/.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning Anaphylaxis hazards, please search for “Anaphylaxis” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared Chestnut Flour products, please search for “flour” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Chef’s Choice brand, please search for “Chef’s Choice” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2021/19199
Recalls Direct RIN: 14896-2021
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