Third milk product is pulled from shelves amid E. coli fears

A third variety of milk has been recalled over E. coli fears just one day after some dairy products were pulled from shop shelves across NSW

7-Eleven Australia announced on its Facebook it is pulling its 2 litre Full Cream Milk with the use by date of February 24 from stores in NSW and ACT.

Any customers who purchased the milk are urged not to drink it and return it to their local store for a refund.

The 7-Eleven milk being removed from NSW and ACT stores. Source: 7-Eleven

On Thursday, Dairy Farmers’ one-litre Full Cream white milk with a use by date of February 25 and 3L Full Cream white milk with a use by date of February 24 were recalled due to fears of an E. coli contamination.

7-Eleven has also removed the Dairy Farmers products. 

Anyone who has consumed the milk and feels ill should seek medical attention immediately.

Customers with the product should dispose of it and contact Lion Dairy & Drinks Consumer Enquiries Centre on 1800 677 852 for a full refund.

The Dairy Farmers milk bottles that were recalled on Thursday. Source: Lion

“We regret inconvenience this may cause consumers and customers,” Lion Dairy & Drinks said in a statement.

The milk is also sold in IGA and some independent outlets such as milk bars, cafes and convenience stores.

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