Urgent Recall – Coles Baby Spinach 60g, 120g and 280g recalled over salmonella fears

Coles is recalling packets of baby spinach sold in supermarkets across three states due to potential salmonella contamination.
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Supermarket chain Coles is recalling packets of baby spinach sold in supermarkets across New South Wales, the ACT and Queensland due to potential salmonella contamination.

The 60g, 120g and 280g packets had been available for sale since April 4.

They were sold in Coles supermarkets, Coles Local and through Coles online in the three states โ€” but not including stores in Lavington, Deniliquin and Albury.

Government agency Food Standards Australia and New Zealand says “Consumers should not eat this product and should return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.

The Food Standards Agency also said, ‘Quality testing by our supplier has identified the presence of Salmonella in the 120g Baby Spinach product. As a precaution, Coles is recalling all three Baby Spinach products sourced from this supplier (including the 60g and 280g pack sizes).

Only the Baby Spinach products with the specific Use By dates detailed are being recalled. No other Coles pre-packed spinach or salad products are impacted by this recall.’

The Affected Packets Use By Dates

Coles Baby Spinach 60g : 13 April 2022

Coles Baby Spinach 120g : 13 & 14 April 2022

Coles Baby Spinach 280g: 13 & 14 April 2022

The affected products have been available for purchases since April 4, 2022.

What if the Product has been eaten?

Food Standards says if you’re concerned about your health, you should seek medical advice.

Common salmonella poisoning symptoms to watch out for:

  • vomiting
  • fever
  • headache
  • nausea diarrhoea
  • abdominal pain

Symptoms of salmonella poisoning usually start between six and 72 hours after the contaminated food is eaten and last between four and seven days.

Customers can return the product to any Coles supermarket for a full refund.

Coles Online customers can receive a full refund or credit by contacting Coles Online Customer Care on 1800 455 400.

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