Food Recall: Hastings Valley/Norco Vanilla Custard

Posted by Daniel Palmer on 7th August 2009

Fonterra is voluntarily recalling Norco 2 litres Vanilla Custard and Hastings Valley Dairy 2kg (2 litres) Vanilla Custard from New South Wales, and Norco 2 litres Lite Reduced Fat Custard from New South Wales and Queensland.

The affected custard may contain Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. Listeria may cause illness in pregnant women, the very young, the elderly and people with low immune systems.

Customers should not consume the product and can return it to the point of purchase for a full refund. Only the products with the below ‘Use By’ date codes are affected by the recall.

Name of Product, Package Description & Size:
Hastings Valley Dairy – Vanilla Custard 2kg (2 litres)
Norco Vanilla Custard – 2 litres
Norco Lite Reduced Fat Custard – 2 litres
All in Plastic Bottles

Use By Dates:
Use by: 11 AUG (Hastings Valley Dairy – Vanilla Custard
And Norco Vanilla Custard)
Use by: 9 Aug (Norco Lite Reduced Fat Custard)

Australian Distribution: NSW and QLD

Reason for Recall: Microbial – Listeria monocytogenes