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Smith’s salt and vinegar chips recalled over contamination fears

One of Australia’s favourite snacks is taken off the shelves in two states amid contamination fears

  • Smith’s brand salt and vinegar chips pulled from shelves in NSW and Queensland
  • Urgent recall relates to the possible presence of plastic in some of the bags
  • Recall applies to 45g, 90g and 170g with a best before date of January 15, 2023

One of Australia’s most beloved snacks has been pulled from shelves of stores in two states over contaminations fears. 

Customers have been warned not to eat Smith’s Crinkle Cut Salt and Vinegar flavoured chips if they were bought in retail outlets in NSW and Queensland. 

The urgent recall for the popular chips applies to the 45g, 90g and 170g size bags that have a best before date of 15 January, 2023.

Customers have been warned not to eat Smith’s Crinkle Cut Salt and Vinegar flavoured chips (pictured) if they were bought in retail outlets in NSW and Queensland

The recall was prompted by the possible presence of plastic matter in some bags. 

‘Food products containing plastic pieces may cause injury if consumed,’ a recall statement said. 

‘Consumers should not eat these products. If consumers have these products please contact The Smith’s Snackfood Company to organise a refund.’

The recall for the popular chips relates to the possible presence of plastic matter in some of the bags of Smith's brand salt and vinegar chips (stock image)

The recall for the popular chips relates to the possible presence of plastic matter in some of the bags of Smith’s brand salt and vinegar chips (stock image)

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