A Christmas dinner table staple has been recalled over fears of contamination.
O’Brien’s Leg Ham sold at IGA and various butcher shops in South Australia, Victoria, the Northern Territory and NSW, and Foodland in South Australia has been recalled due to microbial (Listeria monocytogenes) contamination, Food Standards Australia has warned.
Listeria can cause illness in pregnant women, unborn babies, the elderly and people with low immune systems.
The recall applies to the following varieties of O’Brien’s leg ham
Full boneless leg ham with the use by dates March 24, 2021, April 1 20201 and April 6 2021.
Champagne leg ham with the use by dates April 1, 2021 and April 6, 2021.
Half leg ham with the use by dates April 1, 2021 and April 6 2021.
Full leg ham with the use by dates April 2 2021 and April 6, 2021.
Third leg ham with the use by date April 6, 2021.
Half boneless leg ham with he use by date April 6, 2021.
Consumers who purchased the ham are advised to not consume the product and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Shoppers who are concerned about their health are advised to seek medical advice.
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