Woolworths Supermarkets—Pre-Packed Gourmet Lettuce

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Product description

Pre-packed gourmet lettuce 200g with the Use By 27 Nov 2003 date. The packs are labelled Woolworths Fresh Brand Gourmet Lettuce 200g. The packs were delivered to Woolworths Supermarkets throughout Western Australia on Saturday 22nd or Sunday 23rd November.

What are the defects?

Testing of the product confirmed the presence of listeria monocytogenes, which is considered to be a potential health risk in the very young, elderly people, pregnant women and people immuno-compromised in any way.

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What should consumers do?

Do not consume this product. Return the product to the nearest Woolworths Supermarket for a full refund. For further information call Woolworths on freecall 1800 638 434.


Woolworths Supermarkets

Where the product was sold

Western Australia

Coordinating agency

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

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