Hepatitis A fears prompt product recall by Australian poultry & pork supplier
KR Castlemaine Foods, in southern Queensland, has recalled 6,000 cartons of
products from across the country following the confirmation that one of its
employees was diagnosed with hepatitis A.
The Toowoomba-based company recalled 17 lines of
ready-to-eat products including shaved and sliced ham turkey and chicken. The
recall is expected to cost the company A$500,000
According to the president of the parent company Darling Downs Foods, Mike
Adams, the staff member in question has recovered from the potentially fatal
illness, which she contracted from a friend visiting from overseas. Adding that
Health has said that there is nothing
wrong with any of the systems or any of the ways the company
manufactures or produces the product.
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