Product Recall: Garlic Bread - various brands

George Weston Foods has recalled:

  • Aldi Me'n'u Garlic Bread Twin Pack 450g
  • Woolworths Homebrand Garlic Bread 450g
  • FoodWorks Best Buy Twin Pack Garlic Bread 450g
  • Foodland Garlic Bread Twin Pack 450g
  • IGA Bakers Oven Garlic Bread Minis 4 Pack
  • IGA Bakers Oven Twin Pack Garlic Bread

from Woolworths, Aldi, FoodWorks, Foodland, IGA and independent stores nationally.

The below list of products are also sold to distributors/wholesalers and a small number of these may have been sold as individual units to their customers. And as such the following Food Service products may also potentially be affected:

  • Australian Garlic Bread 11” Catering Single Garlic Bread
  • Australian Garlic Bread Garlic Bread for One x12 
  • Australian Garlic Bread Baguette with Garlic x12 
  • Australian Garlic Bread 9” Herb Bread
  • Australian Garlic Bread Catering 9” Garlic Bread

All products are sold nationally with Use By Dates of the 30 MAR 17 up to and including the 13 JUL 17.

The recall is due to the presence of foreign matter (plastic pieces). Food products containing foreign matter may cause injury if consumed. Consumers should not eat this product. The products can be returned to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Date notified to FSANZ:  17/01/2017

Food type:  Garlic Bread (frozen and chilled)

Product name and date marking:

  • ALDI Me’n’u Garlic Bread Twin Pack 450g - Product sold in NSW & QLD only. All Use By dates from 01 NOV 16 up to and including the 15 FEB 17.
  • Woolworths Homebrand Garlic Bread 450g- Product sold nationally. All Use By dates from 01 NOV 16 up to and including the 15 FEB 17
  • FoodWorks Best Buy Twin Pack Garlic Bread 450g - Product sold in NSW & QLD. All Julian dates from 6273 up to and including the 7013 only
  • Foodland Garlic Bread Twin Pack 450g – Product sold in SA only. All Julian dates from 6273 up to and including the 7013
  • IGA Bakers Oven Garlic Bread Minis 4 Pack- Product sold nationally. All Julian dates from 6273 up to and including the 7013
  • IGA Bakers Oven Twin Pack Garlic Bread - Product sold nationally. All Julian dates from 6273 up to and including the 7013

Explanation of products with a Julian Date: Will appear as printed numbers on pack, for example; 6273, 6 = the Year 2016 and 273 = the Day of the year.

The below list of products are also sold to distributors/wholesalers and a small number of these may have been sold as individual units to their customers.  And as such the following Food Service products may also potentially be affected:

  • Australian Garlic Bread 11” Catering Single Garlic Bread 
  • Australian Garlic Bread Garlic Bread for One x12 
  • Australian Garlic Bread Baguette with Garlic x12 
  • Australian Garlic Bread 9” Herb Bread 
  • Australian Garlic Bread Catering 9” Garlic Bread

All products are sold nationally with Use By Dates of the 30 MAR 17 up to and including the 13 JUL 17.

Package description and size:  Loaves are individually wrapped and then packed into cartons as per product specification. 9”, 11” and 450g

Country of origin:  Australia

Reason for recall:  The presence of foreign matter (plastic pieces)

Distribution:  Woolworths, Aldi, FoodWorks, Foodland, IGA and independent stores nationally

Consumer advice:  Food products containing foreign matter may cause injury if consumed. Consumers should not eat this product. The products can be returned to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Contact:
George Weston Foods
1800 147 613

Note: This information has been reproduced with permission from Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ)