Popular Aussie snack pulled from shelves amid contamination fears
A popular Aussie snack has been pulled from supermarket shelves over fears they may be contaminated.
Food Standards Australia and New Zealand have put out a recall for Smith's Crinkle Cut Salt and Vinegar chips for sizes 45g, 90g ad 170g.
It is understood the affected products have been available for sale at Woolworths and independent stores in NSW and Queensland as well as IGA in Queensland.
The snack is being pulled over fears the packets could be contaminated with plastic pieces.
The products affected have a best before date of January 15, 2023.
"Consumers should not eat these products. If consumers have these products please contact The Smith’s Snackfood Company to organise a refund," the recall notice states.
Consumers who are concerned should contact the Smiths Snackfood Company by calling 1800 025 789.
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It comes right after Aldi issued a recall for a brand of its chips over the same fears of plastic pieces being present in the product.
The NSW Food Authority says the Sprinters Crinkle Cut Multi Pack Chips have been available for sale at all Aldi stores.
The chips being recalled have a best before date of January 1, 2023.
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"The recall is due to the potential presence of foreign matter (plastic pieces)," the recall notice states.
"Food products containing plastic pieces may cause injury if consumed.
"Consumers should not eat this product and should return it to any Aldi store for a full refund."
The flavours include Original Potato Crinkle Cut Chips, Salt & Vinegar Flavour Crinkle Cut Chips, Barbeque Flavour Crinkle Cut Chips, and Chicken Flavour Crinkle Cut Chips.
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