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Woombye Cheese products recalled due to E.coli contamination

WOOMBYECHEESE_Productshots-23-copyWoombye Cheese Company has pulled its assorted cheese products from fresh food markets, grocers, independents and selected IGA stores in NSW and QLD due to high E.coli count.

Product details:

  • Camembert 200g, Best Before 06.09.18
  • Truffle Triple Cream Brie food service size only, various weights, approx. 1.4kg each, Best Before 17.09.18
  • Triple Cream Brie 200g, Best Before 17.09.18
  • Blackall Gold Washed Rind 200g, (QLD only) wrapped in clear lined cheese wrap, Best Before 10.09.18

The NSW Food Authority said in a statement, food products contaminated with E.coli may cause illness if consumed.

Escherichia coli (E. coli) are bacteria found in the environment, foods, and intestines of people and animals. E. coli are a large and diverse group of bacteria.

Although most strains of E. coli are harmless, others can make you sick. Some kinds of E. coli can cause diarrhea, while others cause urinary tract infections, respiratory illness and pneumonia, and other illnesses.

Consumers are advised not to eat this product and should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Those concerned about their health should seek medical advice.

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