Urgent recall of popular pickled clams over fears they may contain HEPATITIS
- Urgent warning issued as popular pickled clams may contain Hepatitis A
- NSW Food Authority issued recall Wednesday as the contamination was found
- Koryo Food Co. is urging businesses to pull the Pickled clams from the shelves
An urgent warning has been issued as popular pickled clams are pulled off shelves due to fears they have been contaminated with Hepatitis A.
The New South Wales Food Authority issued the recall on Wednesday after the product was found to have a possible microbial contamination.
Koryo Food Co. is conducting the recall and the company is urging businesses to pull the Pickled clams off shelves.
An urgent warning has been given as popular pickled clams (pictured) are pulled off shelves due to fears they have been contaminated with Hepatitis A
They have been available for purchase at Independent Korean and Asian grocery stores across NSW.
In particular, Pickled clams in the 180g plastic container with use by dates November 19 and November 28 are at risk.
The NSW Food Authority said customers are advised not to consume the product, which comes from Korea.
Food products contaminated with the Hepatitis A virus could result in serious illness if consumed.
‘Consumers who have purchased this product should not consume this product and should return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund,’ NSW Food Authority said in a statement.
‘If you are concerned about your health, you should seek medical advice.’