RECALL: Frozen vegetables pulled from freezers because of possible listeria

MORE frozen vegetables have been recalled in Australia due to the possible presence of Listeria.

Metcash has announced Black & Gold’s one-kilogram Mixed Vegetables have been pulled from freezers in IGA, Campbells Wholesale and Independent grocery stores in Victoria, Tasmania and New South Wales over the contamination fears.

It comes following a major national recall last month affecting a number of frozen vegetable products produced by Greenyard Frozen Belgium NV.


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People are being urged not to eat the recalled mixed vegetables and to return them to their place of purchase for a full refund.

Listeria could cause illness in pregnant women and their unborn babies, the elderly and people with low immune systems.

PHOTO: http://www.foodstandards.gov.au

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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