PRODUCT RECALL ISSUED FOR SELECTED 2L AND 1L MILK PRODUCTS SOLD IN VICTORIA AND SOUTHERN REGIONS OF NSW
Lactalis Australia Pty Ltd has issued a recall on selected 1L and 2L milk products sold recently through Coles, Woolworths, IGA and other retailers (including food service venues) across Victoria, as well as some retailers and food service outlets in Southern NSW including the Murray, Riverina and Western Districts of NSW. No other products are affected by this recall.
These products may have a microbial contamination, and Lactalis Australia is urging consumers who have purchased the affected milk not to consume the product. The presence of microbial contamination cannot be detected by taste, smell or sight, and may cause illness if consumed.
The affected products are only those listed below, and all have a use by date of 2 July 2019:
- 7-Eleven Lite Milk 2L Bottle (use by date: 2 July 2019)
- Gippy Full Cream Milk 2L Bottle (use by date: 2 July 2019)
- Gippy Lite Milk 2L Bottle (use by date: 2 July 2019)
- Maxi Foods Lite Milk 2L Bottle (use by date: 2 July 2019)
- Pauls Professional Cafe Crema Milk 2L Bottle (use by date: 2 July 2019)
- Pauls Smarter White 2% Fat Milk 2L Bottle (use by date: 2 July 2019)
- Rev Low Fat Milk 2L Bottle (use by date: 2 July 2019)
- Rev Low Fat Milk 1L Carton (use by date: 2 July 2019)
Only the products and pack sizes listed above with the use by date of 2nd July 2019 are impacted. All other products are unaffected by this recall.
Consumers who have purchased the affected products should return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Anyone concerned about their health should seek medical advice. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience and encourage anyone with questions about the recall to get in touch with our customer service team on 1800 676 961.
Lactalis Australia has identified the source of the contamination and taken the necessary steps to address it and prevent any recurrence of this problem in the future. As soon as the issue was identified, the authorities and retailers were notified, and a recall initiated.
This recall is being undertaken by Lactalis Australia to ensure the safety of our consumers as part of an ongoing commitment to maintain the highest possible standards of safety and product quality at all times.
For more information, please contact:
Seon Peberdy, Hausmann Communications, on 0400 000 064 / email@example.com
Emily Scales, Hausmann Communications, on 0401 529 043 / firstname.lastname@example.org