Urgent recall of popular dip brand sold at IGA

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Two varieties of a dip are being recalled due to an undisclosed allergen being discovered while products were being tested.

Food Standards Australia put out the recall notice for the two vegan dips made by Chris' Foods on Friday.

The products have been sold at independent supermarkets across NSW, Queensland, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia, including IGA.

The products were found to have an undeclared allergen in them, casein (milk protein).

An IGA supermarket. Source: Bloomberg News via Getty Images
The dips were sold at independent supermarkets across Australia, including IGA. Source: Bloomberg News via Getty Images

The recalled products include:

  • Chris' Homestyle Plant Based Corn Relish Dairy Free Vegan 200g Dip, Used By Dates: 23 July, 2022 and 11 August, 2022

  • Chris' Homestyle Plant Based Spring Onion Dairy Free Vegan 200g Dip, Used By Dates: June 1, 2022 and August 2, 2022

Only products with the specified Used By Dates are impacted by the recall.

People who have a milk allergy or intolerance may have a reaction to the products.

"Consumers who have a milk allergy or intolerance should not consume this product," Food Standards Australia and New Zealand said.

"Consumers should return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund."

Chris' Foods detected traces of the undeclared allergen in the affected products at the company's facilities in Melbourne, the company's CEO Arthur Xipolitos said.

“As soon as we detected an issue, we made contact with authorities FSANZ and the Health Department to conduct a recall and have notified all relevant retailers,” Mr Xipolitos said.

The company apologised to customers for any inconvenience.

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