Target recalls candy canes over possible plastic contamination

Christmas may be over but Target Australia has issued a recall on a popular brand of candy canes over fears they may be contaminated with plastic.

The retail giant said the Fabulous Food Company Candy Canes, which have a best before date of August 2019, were sold at Target stores around the country between 16 September 2018 and January 17, 2019.

“The recall is due to the potential presence of plastic,” the recall notice reads.


“Food products containing foreign materials may cause illness/injury if consumed.”

PHOTO: Target Australia

Anyone who has the candy canes are being urged not to consume the lolly and to immediately return them to a Target or Target Country store as soon as possible.

“Our team members will provide you with a full refund. A receipt is not required to obtain a refund.”

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