Food Recall: Dineamic Pesto Pumpkin Gnocchi Pasta


Dineamic Creamy Pesto Pumpkin Gnocchi Meals Recall [Australia]

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Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Dineamic Australia Pty Ltd., a Keysborough, Victoria establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Creamy Pesto Pumpkin Gnocchi with Broccoli Meals from the Australian marketplace due to suspected plastic fragment contamination and consequential risks of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion, GI tract laceration damage, bowel obstruction and sepsis, all serious health and safety hazards requiring immediate medical intervention to minimize pain and suffering as well as prevent life-altering injury or death.

ACCC: https://cutt.ly/zJ2e4Qf

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recalls/dineamic-australia-pty-ltd-%E2%80%94-creamy-pesto-pumpkin-gnocchi-with-broccoli-360g

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Pumpkin Gnocchi Meals are subject to this recall:

  • Creamy Pesto Pumpkin Gnocchi with Broccoli Meals, packaged in 360 gram plastic trays with a batch/lot code of 143022, 145022 or 147022 and a use-by date code of 08 JUN 22, 10 JUN 22 or 12 JUN 22

==> No barcodes, APNs, 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.

These Dineamic Creamy Pesto Pumpkin Gnocchi Meals were known to be marketed, distributed and sold in the Australian states and/or regions of New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia and the Australian Capital Territory (“ACT”), although it is always possible these food products had wider distribution outside 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, Dineamic Australia has recalled certain batch/lots of Creamy Pesto Pumpkin Gnocchi Meals with Broccoli from the Australian marketplace due to suspected plastic fragment contamination. As a direct result of this suspected defect, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled Pasta Meals identified above.

In general, if glass, 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.

Proposed Remedy:
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Creamy Pesto Pumpkin Gnocchi Meals with Broccoli, 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, bowel obstruction and sepsis.

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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall notification, please contact Dineamic Australia Pty at 03 8669 0587 during normal business hours, Australian Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at https://www.dineamic.com.au and click on the or by e-mail at Team@Dineamic.com.au.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Creamy Pesto Pumpkin Gnocchi Meals, please search for “Gnocchi Meals” or more generically, “pasta” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2022/19489
Recalls Direct RIN: 15892-2022
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