Warning on yoghurt products with possible metal contamination
The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) today (October 18) advised people not to eat eight types of yoghurt and baby yoghurt, all manufactured by National Foods Limited in Australia, due to possible contamination with metal pieces.
The company concerned has announced immediate recall of two yoghurt lines as precautionary measures. The affected products are as follows:
Expiry dates - all dates from 4/11/2007 to 22/11/2007:
Baby Yoplait Vanilla - Pack of 4 x 100g
Baby Yoplait Vanilla & Banana - Pack of 4 x 100g
Baby Yoplait Peach & Pear - Pack of 4 x 100g
Expiry dates - all dates from 10/11/2007 to 17/11/2007:
Yoplait Elivae Vanilla - Pack of 4 x 150g
Yoplait Elivae Fig & Honey - Pack of 4 x 150g
Yoplait Elivae Pear with Yoplait Elivae Prune - Pack of 4 x 150g
Yoplait Elivae Strawberry with Yoplait Elivae Vanilla - Pack of 8 x 150g
Yoplait Elivae Vanilla with Yoplait Elivae Prune - Pack of 8 x 150g
"The CFS has contacted the local agent of the products concerned. According to the local agent, Hong Kong has imported two of the affected products, namely Baby Yoplait Vanilla & Banana and Baby Yoplait Peach & Pear.
"The CFS has asked the agent and the retailers concerned to stop selling these products. It will also monitor the situation closely," a CFS spokesman said.