Woolworths recalls popular fresh food item over salmonella fears

Woolworths has issued a recall of a popular line of its fresh salad over concerns the product could be contaminated with salmonella.

Four container sizes of the Woolworths Coleslaw with use by dates between January 12 and January 21 have been recalled after being sold in stores across NSW, ACT and Victoria.

Consumers who purchased the 110g, 250g, 400g and 800g sized containers of the coleslaw have been encouraged to return them for a refund.

The problem salads were sold at Woolworths Supermarkets and Metro stores in NSW and the ACT, and a host of supermarkets across regional Victoria.

Woolworths sign next to a 400g coleslaw container.
Woolworths has recalled the 110g, 250g, 400g and 800g containers of coleslaw. Source: Getty Images/Woolworths

The regional Victoria stores include White Box Rise SM, Lavington SM, Bright, Albury Central, Benalla, Wodonga SM, Mooroopna, Epsom, Golden Square, Yarrawonga Central, Bendigo Market Place, Kerang.

As well as Cobram, Thurgoona, Swan Hill, Lansell Plaza SM, Shepparton, Kyabram, Echuca, Kennington, Shepparton East, Corowa, Wangaratta, Moama, Seymour, Airport West and Northland SM.

The salads were potentially contaminated by salmonella, which could cause illness if consumed.

Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice.

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