I scream. You scream. We all scream for ice cream.

Except not for Coles Mini Classics Ice Creams, which have just been recalled by Food Standards Australia and New Zealand. 

If you have a package of these bite-sized ice creams in your freezer, it’s time to head back to Coles for a full refund.

On 7 May 2018 Food Standards Australia and New Zealand issued a warning about the mini ice cream bars on their website for all consumers.

Coles Ice Cream recall

Coles Mini Classics Ice Creams, 360 ml, have been recalled due to the potential presence of metal fragments. Ingesting metal fragments can cause serious injury and so Food Standards is warning customers not to eat this product.

The recall relates to:

    • Coles Classic Mini Ice Creams, Vanilla with a Best Before date of 16/04/2020 and 17/04/2020
    • Coles Classics Mini Ice Creams, Almond with a Best Before 18/04/2020

The recalled ice cream product has been available for sale since May 2018 in Coles Supermarkets, Coles Online, and Coles Express in New South Wales, Queensland, Australian Capital Territory and Western Australian.

What should consumers do?

Customers can return the Coles Classic Mini Ice Creams to any Coles supermarket for a full refund. Anyone concerned about their health should seek medical advice.

Customers seeking further information can contact Coles Customer Care on 1800 061 562.

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Born and raised in Canada, Jenna now lives in Far North Queensland with her tribe, including her son, daughter, cat, dog and partner. When she's not writing, you can find her lounging by the pool, watching princess movies, frolicking on the beach or nagging her kids to put on their pants.

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