Ice cream maker Golden North has recalled nine products nationwide after a consumer complaint about metal fragments in one of its frozen desserts.
Manufacturing more than just their Golden North label in SA’s mid-north factory, the brands affected include Black and Gold, Country Style, Foodland, Simple with best before dates ranging from 4-14 December, 2019.
“Golden North is investigating the issue at its Laura production facility and is working with the regulator Dairysafe to address any issues.”
“It is a voluntary recall that the company instigated.” and Golden North say the recall is for ‘precautionary purposes’ and that there’s been no harm or injury.
“The recall is being conducted due to the possible presence of small metal pieces in the ice cream,” a company statement says.
A spokesperson said production line two has been identified as the potential source of the contamination, and affected products have the mark ‘L2’ near the ‘best before’ dates.
The recalled products are sold at the following outlets:
- Coles and Woolworths (SA & NT)
- Foodland (SA)
- IGA and Supa IGA (SA, WA, VIC, NSW and QLD)
- Drakes Foodmarkets (QLD)
- OTR (SA) and at the company’s offices at North Cavan in Adelaide
|Golden North Recalled Products||Best before dates (L2)|
|Black & Gold 2-litre Vanilla||December 4, 2019|
|Black & Gold 2-litre Chocolate Choc Chip||December 8 & 12, 2019|
|Country Style 5-litre Vanilla||December 7, 13 & 14, 2019|
|Country Style 5-litre Krazy Kolors||December 13, 2019|
|Foodland 4-litre Neapolitan||December 12, 2019|
|Golden North 2-litre Vanilla||December 5 & 8, 2019|
|Golden North 2-litre Honey||December 6, 2019|
|Simple 2-litre Vanilla||December 7, 2019|
|Simple 2-litre Neapolitan||December 7, 2019|
“Metal fragments can be potentially dangerous and cause injury if ingested,” Dr Jenkins said.
“[The company] is cooperating with SA Health and Food Standards Australia-New Zealand to remove the affected products from retailers’ shelves.”
Dr Jenkins said consumers with affected products csn take them back to the places of purchase to receive refunds.
Ice cream isn’t the only product being recalled this week. Mum Central has also reported in recent days about a national recall on baby and child car seats as well as on baby teething toys and sleepwear.