Bread rolls recalled after metal pieces found

30 September 2016 | If you're sizzling something on the barbecue this weekend, be sure the bread you're wrapping it in isn't one of these recalled products.

Safety warning

Hamburgers and hotdogs will be in hot demand at footy grand final barbecues this weekend but consumers should be aware that a recall has been issued for more than a dozen bread roll products after small metal pieces were found inside some of them.  

The hot dog, hamburger and white rolls were distributed to Coles, Woolworths, IGA and Metcash supermarkets, and corner stores and other food service outlets in NSW and ACT. 

Products recalled include:

  • Coles White Round Rolls 6 Pack
  • Coles 6 Hamburger Rolls
  • Coles 6 Hot Dog Rolls
  • Coles White Long Roll 6 Pack
  • Mighty Soft Hot Dog P6
  • Mighty Soft Hamburger 5" P6
  • IGA Bakers Oven White Round Roll P6
  • IGA Bakers Oven Hot Dog Roll P6
  • IGA Bakers Oven Hamburger Roll P6
  • Hot Dog P6 Top Slice
  • Hamburger Jumbo 5" P12 Bulk
  • UB White Round Batch Roll P6
  • UB White SD SUB P6
  • UB White SD Round Roll 4" P6
  • UB White Hot Dog Roll 7" P6
  • UB AMERICAN SLD 5" Hamburger Roll P6
  • UB White SUB P6

The bread has a best before date of 2 October 2016. 

The products have been removed from shelves and no injuries have been reported at the time of writing.

What to do

If you've bought one of the affected products, do not eat it as small metal parts could cause injury. Affected consumers should ring Goodman Fielder on (freecall) 1800 810 599 with the product barcode and best before date to get a full refund, or return the rolls to the place of purchase.

Not the first time

Goodman Fielder had a similar issue in May 2015 when it recalled a range of garlic bread which also may have had small metal pieces in it. In July this year, Aldi recalled its hot dog buns after metal shavings were also found in some packs.

When in doubt, it's always good to check the official food recalls website for the latest recalls.

Research by CHOICE has shown that only about half of recalled products are returned to stores. For further information read our advice on product recalls and safety.