Alexandrina Cheese Company—Assorted Feta Products Recalled

Identifying features

Each product has the batch number 13049 printed on the pack. The product was first available for sale on the 15th March 2013.

What are the defects?

The recall is due to microbial (E. coli) contamination.

What are the hazards?

Foods contaminated with E. coli may cause illness if consumed. Symptoms can be bloody diarrhoea and abdominal cramps. Often there is little or no fever or vomiting.

What should consumers do?

Any consumers who believe that they may have purchased this product should avoid eating the cheese and either return it for a refund or throw it out. Contact the company or the Dairy Authority of South Australia (DASA) to find out about how to receive a refund. If you have consumed any of the products and have any of these symptoms consult a doctor.

For further information:
DASA: 0882232277 or 0419630604
Alexandrina Cheese Co: 08 85549666

Alexandrina Cheese Company
Traders who sold this product

The outlets that have sold this product include supermarkets, markets, independent delicatessens and fruit and vegetable shops on the Fleurieu Peninsula and in the Adelaide Hills, plus Murray Bridge, Glenelg, Tanunda, Findon and Alice Springs.

Where the product was sold
Northern Territory
South Australia

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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