Woolworths store recalls bread amid fears it contains glass

Brooke Rolfe
·News Reporter
·1-min read

Woolworths has issued an urgent recall of a batch of its store-made bread over concerns it could contain traces of glass.

Bakery bread rolls and loaves baked on November 4 at Woolworths Calwell, south of Canberra in the ACT, were recalled on Friday.

A total of 10 varieties were affected by the recall, which applied to bread sold at the Calwell supermarket only.

Woolworths store after bread rolls are recalled from Calwell supermarket in the ACT.
Woolworths in Calwell had to recall bread baked on Wednesday due to contamination concerns. Source: Getty Images

Product Safety Australia announced the 680g and 800g of white extra soft bread, the six-pack of rolls, extra soft jumbo six-pack of rolls and six-pack of hot dog rolls were recalled.

The 680g and 800g soft wholemeal loaves were also affected, as well as the six-pack of wholemeal rolls, the 800g grain loaf and the six-pack of jumbo grain rolls.

The 750g and 350g “Hi Fibre Low GI” loaf and six-pack of rolls have also been recalled.

Shelf containing bread rolls after Woolworths recalls 10 bread products.
Bread baked fresh in store (not pictured) could contain glass and pose a threat if consumed. Source: Getty Images

The products can potentially be harmful if they’re consumed, according to Product Safety Australia.

Customers who bought any of the bread baked on Wednesday last week should return it to Woolworths Calwell for a full refund.

“Consumers should not eat the products. Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice,” the recall alert stated.

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