Spring Bay Seafoods Pty Ltd—Live and Cooked Blue Mussels

Identifying features

•Spring Bay Live Blue Mussels (vacuum plastic packed) 500g and 1kg- Use-by dates between 31 October 2012 and 10 November 2012
•Spring Bay Live Blue Mussels (net bag packed) 1 kg and 2 kg - Use-by dates between 29 October 2012 and 06 November 2012
•Spring Bay Live Blue Mussels (Bulk packed to be sold loose) 10kg and 15 kg - Packed on dates between 22 October 2012 and 31 October 2012
•Coles Cooked Tasmanian Mussels with cream white wine 500g - 18 November 2012

Updated information 07/11/2012

This recall now includes another product: Coles Cooked Tasmanian Mussels with Tomato and Herb 500g, Use By date 15 November 2012

The Coles Cooked Tasmanian Mussels with white wine and garlic now include another use by date, 18 November 2012, which has been amended above.

In particular, consumers are warned that Coles cooked mussels with cream sauce and Coles cooked mussels with tomato & herb have been sold over the last few days in South Australia, Northern Territory and Mildura in Victoria.

What are the defects?

Presence of naturally occurring marine toxin - paralytic shellfish toxin (PST).

What are the hazards?

Food products contaminated with Paralytic Shellfish Toxin may cause illness if consumed. Children and people with weakened immune systems may be more susceptible.

What should consumers do?

Customers should return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund. For further information contact Spring Bay Seafoods Pty Ltd on 03 6257 3614.

Supplier
Spring Bay Seafoods Pty Ltd
Traders who sold this product

Available at retail outlets including Coles in VIC, QLD, NSW, TAS, SA, ACT

Where the product was sold
Nationally

Coordinating agency

Food Standards Australia New Zealand is the coordinating agency for this recall.

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