Mainland Extra Tasty Cheddar Cheese recall

Metal fragments have been found on Mainland's 200g and 400g packs of Extra Tasty Cheddar Cheese.
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  • Updated:21 Sep 2011

01.Mainland Extra Tasty Cheddar Cheese recall

Product Decription

Mainland Extra Tasty Cheddar Cheese 200g and 400g vacuum sealed packs

Country of Origin

This product is made in New Zealand for distribution in Australia

Date Marking

Best Before 28 February 2012

Australian Distribution

The recalled product has been available for sale in retail outlets such as Coles (NSW, VIC, WA, SA and NT) and Woolworths (NSW, QLD, VIC, Tas and WA) , IGA/Food Land, Franklins and other supermarkets

Reason for Recall

The recall of the above products is due to the detection of a metal fragment found in one product.

Food Safety Hazard

Food products containing metal fragments may cause injury if consumed.

What to do

Consumers should not eat this product. Customers should return the products to the place of purchase for a full cash refund.

There have been no reports of anyone becoming injured. The recall is a precautionary measure. The recall applies only to the above-mentioned product with the nominated sizes, best before date and batch numbers and no other Mainland products are affected.

Contact details

For further information, please call the Fonterra consumer information line: 1800 633 275 Fonterra Brands (Australia) Pty Ltd 327 Ferntree Gully Road Mount Waverley, Victoria, 3149 Reg No. 550.


Information sourced from the Food Standard's Food Recalls.



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