Food Recall: Mainland Feta Cheese

Posted by Daniel Palmer on 1st September 2008

Mainland is conducting a voluntary recall of their Feta Crumble product due to the detection of Listeria monocytogenes in a limited number of samples. Their 200G Feta Cheese is to be recalled from Coles and independent supermarkets, with the 500G variety to be withdrawn from cafés and restaurants until the issue has been resolved.

Food Product: Feta Cheese

Name of Product: Mainland Feta Crumble 200g & 500g packs

Package Description & Size: Pouch pack with zip lock – 200g & 500g

Use By Date: All dates

Australian Distribution: National

Overseas Distribution: Nil

Reason for Recall: Microbial – Listeria monocytogenes

As a precautionary measure this recall affects all “best before” date codes.

Listeria may cause illness in pregnant woman, the very young, the elderly and people with low immune systems but will generally not cause harm to healthy adults.

Supermarkets should not sell the product, and foodservice operators and consumers should not use the product.

Consumers are advised to return the product to point of purchase for a full refund.

For further information contact Mainland Consumer inquiries on 1800 633 275.