Woolworths: No listeria detected in recalled product

The affected products

The affected products

They were sold in supermarket chains Woolworths, Aldi and IGA.

Full details of different batches of frozen vegetables that have been recalled from United Kingdom supermarkets have been published by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) including batch numbers, pack size and best before date.

ALDI - Market Fare Quick Steam Carrot Corn and Broccoli 450g - National distribution.

Customers who have purchased the products are urged to return the product to their local store for a full refund.

For a full list of the recalled frozen vegetables, see the list below.

Australia has become caught up in a European food scare, with supermarkets across the country recalling bags of frozen vegetables over fears they may contain a deadly bacteria.

An MPI spokeswoman said, once the vegetables were cooked, there was no risk of listeria poisoning.

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But after the 44 products were recalled - Lidl has now issued another recall for 640g bags of Green Grocer Carrots, Broccoli and Sweetcorn.

"What we're trying to do now is establish which suppliers have the product that is affected not only from Australia but around the world", the MPI spokeswoman said. Product of Hungary (only).

The notice on the Food Standards Agency states that although the bacteria can be killed through cooking, sweetcorn can be eaten raw and could be a potential threat. Symptoms may include headaches, fever, tiredness and aches and pains. "Also in pregnant women listeria can cause miscarriage, and if the baby is born it could have brain damage".

It can take several weeks after a person is infected before symptoms appear.

A spokesperson for Aldi UK tells FoodIngredientsFirst: "In line with other retailers, we have recalled this product as a precaution as there is a possibility that the product contains traces of listeria".

It is the first case in Australia linked to the vegetables.

Listeria is a life-threatening illness for certain people, particularly those over the age of 60. "This product has been tested and found to be compliant".

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