A range of popular sweets and snacks have been pulled from supermarket shelves across the country, including Woolworths, Coles and IGA.
Various Elite branded confectionery products – including cakes, chocolate, biscuits and lollies – were removed due to potential salmonella contamination, Food Standards Australia announced on Thursday.
The recalled products include:
Energy Grain Snacks
Energy Chocolate Rice Cakes
Gum and Toffee Candies
Food Standards Australia has warned consumers to avoid eating these items, which are also available in 7/11, Independent Kosher stores and Milk bars.
All batches, best before, used by and made on dates are impacted by the recall and customers are being advised to return the products to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Series of recalls in recent weeks
This recall comes weeks after several Kinder chocolate products were recalled also due to Salmonella contamination ahead of Easter.
The Kinder recall was issued across the world with the UK, France, Germany and Belgium also affected.
More than 100 cases of salmonella were linked to a factory in Belgium where the products were made
Coles spinach bags were also pulled from its stores in Queensland, ACT and New South Wales for the same reason.
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