The following is a media release from the New South Wales Food Authority about a current food recall and is included here with permission.
The NSW Food Authority advises that ‘Eggz on the Run’ is undertaking a voluntary recall of Glendenning Farms eggs as part of an investigation into human illness.
A cluster of human cases of Salmonella Enteritidis, have been detected in the Sydney area. To date there have been 23 confirmed cases.
The NSW Food Authority is working with NSW Health in investigating the cluster.
Salmonellosis symptoms include fever, headache, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. Symptoms usually start around six to 72 hours after the contaminated food is eaten and usually last for four to seven days but can continue for much longer.
If you have immediate health concerns contact your medical professional in the first instance.
Consumers should not consume these products and either bin or return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. You do not require proof of purchase for a recalled item.
Product recall details are:
- Glendenning Farms whole shell eggs. Best before dates: 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24 and 29 September 2018 and 1 October 2018. Sold in cartons and bulk trays in NSW only.
For further information, contact Eggz on the Run on 0451 110 110.
The NSW Department of Primary Industries has issued a biosecurity direction on the farm to restrict movement of livestock, eggs, manure and disposables and order the disinfection and decontamination of equipment. This direction will be in place while further investigations are underway.
The following is a Recall Notice from Food Standards Australia New Zealand and is included here with permission.
Food recall (SA & NT only) – SUNSHINE SPROUTS is recalling the following products:
White Alfalfa 125gm
White Alfalfa 250gm
White Alfalfa 1kg
Green Alfalfa 125gm
Alfalfa and Radish 125gm
Alfalfa and Cabbage 125gm
Alfalfa and Onion 125gm
Alfalfa and Garlic 125gm
Alfalfa and Mustard 125gm
Alfalfa and Broccoli 125gm
Gourmet Pak 100g
All alfalfa products USE BY 09/SEPT/18 up to and including USE BY 16/09/2018
Sold in PLASTIC CONTAINERS
Affected States/Territories: SA and NT only
Retail Outlets: multiple retailers/grocery stores
Problem: The recall is due to microbial (Salmonella) contamination.
Food safety hazard: Food products contaminated with (Salmonella) may cause illness if consumed.
What to do: Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice and should return the products to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Sunshine Sprouts: 0404477285