ALERT: Sliced mushrooms recalled nationwide over ‘plastic pieces’

Punnets of sliced white and brown mushrooms have been recalled from supermarkets across the county due to the potential presence of large pieces of white plastic.

Food Standards Australia and New Zealand says 200g, 375g and 500g punnets with a Best Before or Use By date up to and including 19 July, 2018 have all been affected.

“Mushroom Exchange, a Costa group company, is conducting a recall of the above product,” the recall notice reads.


“The recall is due to the potential presence of large pieces of white plastic in punnets.

“There is a potential hazard if plastic pieces are swallowed.”

The mushrooms have been available in Coles, Woolworths, ALDI and independent supermarkets and greengrocers in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania and the ACT.


Food Standards Australia and New Zealand says only products with the relevant vendor number displayed on the punnet label is affected.

Brand​​ Vendor​ number
Woolworths brand ​30274
​Coles brand ​922646
​Karidale (ALDI brand) ​VN 01102
​Costa Mushrooms ​All

Customers are being urged to return the recalled mushroom punnets to the store of purchase for a full refund.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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