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Urgent recall of Woolworths BBQ favourite coleslaw over fears of intense vomiting and diarrhoea

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Urgent recall of Woolworths BBQ favourite coleslaw over fears salmonella contamination will cause intense vomiting and diarrhoea

  • Woolworths has urgently recalled its home brand coleslaw in four size varieties
  • There are fears the popular item for many may contain traces of salmonella
  • Customers from regional Victoria, the ACT and NSW could be affected

Woolworths has issued an urgent recall of one its most popular products amid fears it may contain traces of salmonella.

The supermarket giant is recalling home brand coleslaw in 110g, 250g, 400g and 800g sizes with use by dates from January 12 to January 21.

The coleslaw, a favourite BBQ side for many Australians, has been pulled from shelves in regional Victoria as well as NSW and the ACT.  

Woolworths' BBQ favourite coleslaw (pictured above) has been recalled in three Australian states amid fears it may contain salmonella

Woolworths’ BBQ favourite coleslaw (pictured above) has been recalled in three Australian states amid fears it may contain salmonella

Customers could be affected from regional Victoria, the ACT and NSW (stock image)

Customers could be affected from regional Victoria, the ACT and NSW (stock image)

‘Woolworths is recalling these products due to the potential presence of microbial contamination – salmonella,’ the company said.

‘Food products with potential microbial contamination may cause illness if consumed. ‘Consumers should return the product to their nearest Woolworths Supermarket or Metro for a full refund.’

The statement went on say that ‘any customers concerned about their health should seek medical advice’ sand that ‘no other [Woolworths] products are affected by this recall.’

According to NSW Health, accidentally consuming salmonella can lead to salmonellosis, a nasty infection.

Symptoms includes headaches, fever, stomach cramps, diarrhoea, nausea, and vomiting.

Most people usually recover within a week, with others requiring hospital treatment in extreme cases, deaths can occur as a worst case scenario.

Regional Victorian stores impacted by coleslaw recall

White Box Rise

Lavington

Bright

Albury Central

Benalla

Wodonga

Mooroopna

Epsom

Golden Square

Yarrawonga Central

Bendigo Market Place

Kerang

Cobram

Thurgoona

Swan Hill

Lansell Plaza

Shepparton

Kyabram

Echuca

Kennington

Shepparton East

Corowa

Wangaratta

Moama

Seymour

Northland

Airport West

 Source: 9News.com.au



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