SA Health Orders Immediate Bean Sprout Recall over Salmonella Risk
Sprout-Recall
SA Health has today ordered a local mung bean sprout producer Star Tu, to recall all of its products and stop selling immediately after Salmonella Saintpaul samples were found in packaged bean sprouts. Chief Public Health Officer, Professor Paddy Phillips is advising South Australians to either throw out their bean sprouts or return them to the place of purchase. A...
Urgent Panadol Recall Over Fears Contamination Could Trigger Allergic Reactions
Children's Panadol is being pulled from shelves around the country with The Therapeutic Goods Administration warning batches contaminated with invisible fibres could prompt allergic reactions. Three batches of 200ml strawberry and orange flavoured Panadol for children aged 5-12 years are being recalled from pharmacies and wholesalers by manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Australia. The Therapeutic Goods Administration said in a statement on Thursday...
SPC Ardmona Recall Batch of Tinned Tomatoes Over Explosive Cans
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Increased pressure in the cans of Australian tinned tomatoes has prompted an SPC Ardmona Recall of whole peeled vine-ripened tomatoes nationwide. A packaging problem has been detected in a batch of the popular tomatoes, with the manufacturer calling for the batch to be pulled from supermarket shelves. Customers have been warned there is a risk of injury when opening the cans, which...
Streets Issue Blue Ribbon Ice Cream Recall Due to Foreign Matter in Tubs
UNILEVER has recalled 1.25 and 2-litre Blue Ribbon ice cream tubs sold around the country due to instances of plastic pieces being found in the tub, posing an injury risk. Those affected will have a best before date range between April 28, 2017 and April 27, 2018 and should not be eaten. According to reports, during the production process, plastic pieces have found their way into...
Big W Recall Infant Sleeping Bags Due to Choking Hazard
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Big W is recalling a range of their popular infant sleeping bags after it was found that press studs may come loose posing a choking hazard. In a statement issued yesterday, Big W claim the press studs could become loose and detach from both the Dymples Infants 00-2 and Miffy infant sleeping bags. The recalled Dymples Infants 00-2 sleeping bags are: Grey Bears -...
Toyota Recall Popular SUV Over Seat Belt Concern
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Toyota Australia has today announced a recall of approximately 98,000 RAV4 vehicles built between August 2005 and November 2012 due to a potential issue with both outboard seat belts of the second row seats. There is a possibility that, in the event of a high-speed frontal collision, the seat belt webbing could contact a portion of the metal seat cushion...
UPDATED: Lettuce Recall now includes Aussie Farmers Direct, Lite n Easy, 7-Eleven, Coles and Woolworths Amid Salmonella Risk
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Consumers have been issued with a Lettuce Recall by Victoria's Department of Health and warned not to eat pre-packaged lettuce from the Victorian-based Tripod Farmers company, after a higher-than-usual number of salmonella cases.  So far this year there's been a reported 28 salmonella cases, with the lettuce being the common source. The Tripod Farmers brand lettuce packs are sold at Woolworth...
Apple Recalls 12 Years of Power Adaptors Due to Risk of Electric Shock
If you’re an Apple user, then hold on! Macbooks, iPods, iPhones and iPads purchased between 2003 and 2015 may have been sold with a potentially fatal power adaptor. According to Apple, some two prong AC adapters may pose an electric shock risk. There were 12 incidents reported throughout the globe, resulting in a voluntary recall. The affected Apple adapters were shipped...
Important Milk Recall Issued Due to Health Contamination Scare
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Lion Dairy & Drinks (Lion) is undertaking a milk recall of a number of products manufactured from their WA dairy site following routine testing which showed a microbial count in excess of their quality standards. The recall has seen hundreds of thousands of litres of milk be recalled from shelves across WA. Some coliforms, a type of bacteria, can cause illness in people,...
Listeria Contamination Prompts Urgent Costco Ham Recall
Costco Ham Recall
Health authorities are warning consumers who have purchased  the Costco Easy Cut Shoulder Ham over contamination fears, especially for pregnant women. Consumers who have purchased the Costco Easy Cut Shoulder Ham, 3kg approx, with a use by date of 2nd March 2016, are urged to stop consuming the product immediately. The ham, sold at Costco in Queensland, New South Wales, Australian Capital...