Huge Recall On Frozen Vegetables From Woolworths, IGA And ALDI
If you have bought frozen veggies recently, check the label.
Wooworths, Aldi and IGA are recalling multiple packets of frozen vegetables after a possible listeria outbreak.
According to Food Standard Australia New Zealand the recall is due to 'possible microbial (Listeria monocytogenes) contamination'.
Greenyard Frozen Belgium NV is conducting a recall of the products which have been available for sale at Woolworths, ALDI and IGA, Campbells and Independent grocery stores.
Listeria is especially dangerous to pregnant women and the elderly.
The products originate in Belgium and Hungry.
The products recalled are:
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
Listeria Symptoms include:
- fever and chills
- stiff neck and sensitivity to light
- confusion and drowsiness
- muscle aches and pains
- nausea (feeling sick)
Symptoms usually occur around three weeks after eating contaminated food but the interval can vary between a few days and two months according to the Department of Health.
What to do: Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice and should return the products to the place of purchase for a full refund. For further information please contact: Woolworths 1800 103 515 , ALDI 1800 709 993, Metcash 1300 135 690.