Pasta sold at IGA recalled over plastic contamination

A ready-made gnocchi dish sold nationwide by IGA has been recalled after traces of plastic were found inside.

Dineamic Creamy Pesto Pumpkin Gnocchi With Broccoli has been pulled from shelves across the country, Food Standards Australia New Zealand said.

"The recall is due to the presence of foreign matter (plastic)," it said.

The dish is sold nationwide. Source: Food Standards AUNZ
The dish is sold nationwide. Source: Food Standards AUNZ

The food safety authority said consuming the meal could cause illness or injury.

The product has been for sale at at independent food retailers in NSW and ACT, independent food retailers including IGA and Dineamic Foodstore in Victoria, and has been sold to customers online in NSW, ACT, Queensland, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia.

Products with use by dates of June 8, June 10 and June 12 are affected.

Customers can return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.

It comes says after two vegan dips sold at IGA were recalled over an undeclared allergen.

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