Popular ice-cream recalled over chemical contamination fears

A popular ice-cream has been pulled from supermarket freezers nationwide over fears it may be contaminated.

General Mills Australia is recalling Häagen-Dazs Vanilla 457ml and Häagen-Dazs Classic Collection Mini Cups 4 x 95mL due to chemical (ethylene oxide) contamination.

The Vanilla 457mL has been available for sale at Coles, Woolworths and independent retailers including IGA nationally.


While the Classic Collection Mini Cups 4 x 95mL have been available for sale at Coles nationally.

The recalled products have a best before date of 4.7.2022 up to and including 21.7.2023.

“Food products containing ethylene oxide may cause illness if consumed,” the recall notice said.

Consumers are being told not to eat the product and to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

“Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice,” the notice said.