An urgent recall has been issued for a batch of Coles Baby Spinach, with fears the spinach may be contaminated with salmonella.
The recall affects three different sizes of the bagged spinach: 60g, 120g and 280g varieties with the use by dates of either April 13 or 14 April 2022.
“Quality testing by our supplier has identified the presence of Salmonella in the 120g Baby Spinach product,” the recall notice reads.
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“As a precaution, Coles is recalling all three Baby Spinach products sourced from this supplier (including the 60g and 280g pack sizes).”
The affected products are:
- Coles Baby Spinach 60g Use by 13 APR 22
- Coles Baby Spinach 120g Use by 13 and 14 APR 22
- Coles Baby Spinach 280g Use by 13 and 14 APR 22
Coles has confirmed only the Baby Spinach products with the specific Use By dates detailed above are being recalled.
The impacted packs of spinach have been available for purchase since 4 April 2022 in Coles supermarkets, Coles Local and through Coles Online in Queensland, Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales (excluding Coles stores in Lavington, Deniliquin and Albury).
Anyone who has purchased a bag of any of the affected Coles Baby Spinach is being warned to not eat it and can return the product to any Coles supermarket for a full refund.
“Food products contaminated with Salmonella may cause illness if consumed,”
“Customers must not consume this product, and anyone concerned about their health should seek medical advice.”
⚠️ Food Recall⚠️Coles Supermarkets Pty Ltd is recalling Coles Baby Spinach 60g (Use By 13 APRIL 22), 120g and 280g (Use By 13 APRIL 22 & 14 APRIL 22), due to potential microbial (Salmonella) contamination.
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