Two gourmet ham varieties have been urgently recalled due to fears they may be contaminated with listeria.
Knoll Consultants and Investments Pty Ltd issued the recall of the Barossa Fine Foods Double Smoked Ham and Barossa Fine Foods No Added Nitrite Ham on Monday.
“Food products contaminated with (listeria monocytogenes) may cause illness if consumed,” Food Standards Australia said.
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“Listeria may cause illness in pregnant women and their unborn babies, the elderly and people with low immune systems.”
The ham products have been available for sale at Woolworths and IGA stores throughout NSW, South Australia, Western Australia, Queensland and the ACT.
“Consumers should not eat this product,” Food Standards Australia warned.
“Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice and should return the products to the place of purchase for a full refund.”