Urgent recall is issued for two popular cheese snacks sold at Aldi supermarkets over fears it could contain listeria
- A popular range of Aldi cheese snacks is being pulled from shelves in Australia
- The recall affects Snackers Market Little Pickers tasty cheese snacks
- The food safety watchdog issued recall over concerns of listeria contamination
Supermarket giant Aldi is recalling a range of cheese snacks over concerns they could be contaminated with bacteria leading to food poisoning.
The store’s ‘Snackers Market’ branded Little Pickers cubed tasty cheese and mini crackers and Little Pickers cubed tasty cheese and pretzels products are affected by the recall.
Food Standards Australia on Thursday said the products could contain listeria microbial contamination.
The Snackers Market range of Little Pickers tasty cheese and crackers and Little Pickers tasty cheese and pretzels snacks (pictured) have been recalled over listeria concerns
‘Food products contaminated with (listeria monocytogenes) may cause illness.’ the safety watchdog said.
‘Listeria monocytogenes may cause illness in pregnant women and their unborn babies, the elderly and people with low immune systems.’
The products have been sold at Aldi stores across Australia.
Food Standards warned consumer should not eat the products but return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
‘Any consumer concerned about their health should seek medical advice,’ the authority added.
RECALLED ALDI PRODUCTS
Snackers Market Little Pickers Cubed Tasty Cheese and Mini Crackers (35g) – use by dates up to and including 03.02.22
Snackers Market Little Pickers Cubed Tasty Cheese and Pretzels (40g) – use by dates up to and including 03.02.22
Food Standards Australia said shoppers can return the products to Aldi for a full refund