Product recall on raw almonds by Woolworths and Flannerys

Posted by AFN Staff Writers on 24th October 2012

FSANZ has advised that Woolworths Almond Kernels and Flannerys Own Almonds have been recalled due to possible contamination with Salmonella.

The recall extends nationally to Select Harvests and sold as Woolworths Almond Kernels (with best before dates of 05/02/13; 06/04/13; 07/04/13; 12/04/13) and as Flannerys Own Almonds (with best before dates between 02/07/13 and 05/10/13).

Consumers have been asked to either dispose of any remaining product or return packets to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Symptoms of salmonellosis include diarrhoea, fever, and abdominal cramps 12 to 72 hours after eating contaminated food. The illness usually lasts 4 to 7 days, however for very young children (under five years of age), older people and people with weak immune systems, salmonellosis can be much more serious. Those affected should seek medical advice.

Package description and size: 500gm and 1kg zip-lock sealed pouch

Country of origin: Australia