Frozen microwave meals recalled due to Salmonella

Wednesday, 23 October, 2019

Frozen microwave meals recalled due to <em>Salmonella</em>

Core Ingredients is conducting a recall of Core Powerfoods frozen microwave meals due to potential microbial contamination, which may cause illness if consumed.

According to NSW Health, at least 10 NSW residents are believed to have developed Salmonella infection after consuming this product and investigations are ongoing.

NSW Health is working closely with other states and territories to investigate other infections of this unusual Salmonella type, Salmonella Weltevreden, that are thought to be associated with this product. The cause of the contamination is still under investigation.

The Core Powerfoods frozen meals being recalled include 310 or 350 g — Going Nuts, Deep South Chilli, Muay Thai Meatballs, Holy Meatballs, Naked Chicken, Seismic Chicken, Old School and Smokey Mountain Meatballs. The products have been sold at IGAs in NSW, ACT, Vic and NT, at independent retailers in NSW, ACT, Qld, Vic, SA, NT and WA, and at Coles nationally.

Products with Best Before dates from 26/08/2020 to 4/10/2020 inclusive are being recalled. Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice. Consumers will receive a full refund if they return the products to the place of purchase.

Image credit: © Roach

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