More than ten different brands of frozen vegetables are being recalled from Australian supermarkets across after fears of potential contamination by the deadly listeria bacteria, which has claimed the lives of six people in NSW and Victoria earlier this year.
On Monday, July 9, Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) issued an official warning for customers to be mindful of a number of brands of vegetable products which are sold around the country at Aldi, Woolworths and IGA stores.
Some of the products have been imported from Europe, and the recall in Australia has come about as a domino effect from the recalls issued in the UK due to the same contamination concerns.
If you or anyone you know has purchased the below products, please dispose of them immediately.
Woolworths - Essentials snap frozen mixed veg 1kg: Carrots, peas, corn, green beans & potatoes – National distribution. Best before dates 19 MAR 2020 through to 24 APR 2020
Woolworths - Bell Farms Steam Veggie Carrot Corn and Broccoli 3pk 450g – National distribution, all stock
IGA - Black & Gold Corn Kernels 500g – National distribution. Best before all dates
IGA - Black & Gold Mixed Vegetables 1kg: Carrots, peas, beans & corn – National distribution. Best before all dates
ALDI - Market Fare Peas, Carrots and Super Sweet Corn 1kg – National distribution
ALDI - Market Fare Corn Kernels 1kg QLD, VIC, WA and select NSW stores. Product of Hungary (only)
ALDI - Market Fare Mixed Vegetables 1kg QLD, NSW, ACT, WA. Packed in Belgium from imported and Belgian ingredients (only)
ALDI - Market Fare Quick Steam Carrot Broccoli and Cauliflower 450g – National distribution
ALDI - Market Fare Quick Steam Carrot Corn and Broccoli 450g – National distribution
ALDI - Only products with country of origin of Belgium, United Kingdom or Hungary. All other countries not affected