Food Recalls

A food recall occurs when a food product that poses a health and/or safety risk to the public is removed from all areas of the supply chain.

Consumers are advised not to consume recalled food.

The Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) website contains information on:-

  • What a food recall is including how a food recall is initiated in Australia
  • The levels of recall in Australia
  • How to find out if a food recall has occurred
  • How to tell if you have a recalled food product
  • What to do if you suspect you have a recalled food product
  • What to do if you suspect you have consumed a recalled food product
  • What to do if you have contacted the company responsible for the recalled food product and you are unsatisfied with their response
  • What to do if you would like a refund after purchasing a recalled food product
  • Who to contact about a recalled food product
  • How to make a complaint about a food product

To find out more about food recalls visit the Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) website.