Last updated on 19 February 2013

KB Natural Foods Ltd recalls own-brand cashew nuts and almonds

KB Natural Foods Ltd is recalling three batches of its own-brand pre-packaged cashew nuts and almonds, after the company's packing plant was served with a Hygiene Emergency Prohibition Notice because of a rodent infestation. The Agency has issued a Product Recall Information Notice.

Products

All date codes of the following products are being recalled from customers:

  • KB Natural Foods Cashew Nuts, 150g
  • Batch code: IH151112
  • KB Natural Foods Cashew Nuts, 700g
  • Batch code: IH030113
  • KB Natural Foods Almonds, 225g
  • Batch code: IH140113

If you have bought one of the above products, please do not eat it. Instead, take it to store you bought it from for a full refund.

KB Natural Foods Ltd is recalling the above products. Point-of-sale notices are being displayed in all stores explaining why the products have been recalled.
No other KB Natural Foods Ltd products are known to be affected.

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