14 February 2020:
Lion Dairy & Drinks is undertaking a recall of Dairy Choice Full Cream 2 Litre and Community Co The Good Drop Full Cream 2 Litre both with the Use by Date of 25/02/2020 and sold in NSW due to potential microbial contamination (E. coli).
This is a food safety issue. As this may cause illness if the product is consumed, Lion Dairy & Drinks immediately moved to recall the products from market.
The following products have been recalled.
Use by Date
Full Cream 2 Litre
Community Co The Good Drop
Full Cream 2 Litre
The impacted products were manufactured at the Lion Dairy & Drinks’ Penrith dairy manufacturing site and have been distributed in New South Wales for sale at IGA stores and various independents (i.e. milk bars, cafes and convenience stores). Lion Dairy & Drinks contract packs the 2 Litre Community Co Good Drop product for Metcash and their IGA stores.
We encourage anyone who has consumed the products being recalled and who feels unwell to seek medical advice as required.
Anyone in possession of the impacted products should not consume them but dispose of the product and call the Lion Dairy & Drinks Consumer Enquiries Centre on 1800 677 852 for a full refund.
This recall is linked to the issue at the Lion Dairy & Drinks manufacturing site in Penrith which resulted in two Dairy Farmers white milk products being recalled in New South Wales on Thursday 13 February 2020.
The recall of these specific Dairy Choice and Community Co The Good Drop products do not impact any other of the same products also manufactured by Lion Dairy & Drinks in states outside New South Wales.
Lion Dairy & Drinks is committed to the highest standards of quality and safety and consumers and customers can be assured that we continuing to thoroughly investigate and will put in place steps to mitigate it happening again.
We sincerely regret any inconvenience this may cause. Lion Dairy & Drinks is committed to the highest product quality standards and you can be assured we are continuing to investigate to understand what has happened and put in place steps to mitigate against it happening again.
For all consumer enquiries please contact the Lion Dairy & Drinks Consumer Enquiry Centre on 1800 677 852 or firstname.lastname@example.org
ABOUT LION DAIRY & DRINKS:
Lion Dairy & Drinks forms part of the broader Lion Group – a leading beverage and food company with a portfolio that includes many of Australasia’s favourite brands in beer, wine and dairy.
The Dairy & Drinks business employs around 2,300 people across Australia with some people based in Singapore, Malaysia and China. The portfolio includes Dairy Farmers, Pura, Dare, Farmers Union, Yoplait, Daily Juice, The Juice Brothers and Berri.
Dairy & Drinks’ core activities in Australia are the manufacture, marketing, sales and distribution of white milk, flavoured milks, fresh dairy foods, and fruit juices. The Australian manufacturing footprint spans 11 sites including milk, yoghurt and juice facilities.
Lion Dairy & Drinks partners with 280 dairy farmers and 85 fruit growers across Australia.
Elise Gare – External Relations Director, Lion Dairy & Drinks
Email: Elise.Gare@lionco.com | mobile: +61 437 306 437
Robyn Riley – Corporate Affairs Manager, Lion Dairy & Drinks
Email: email@example.com | mobile: +61 419 255 118
Dairy Choice 2l Full Cream and Dairy Choice The Good Drop 2L Full Cream white milk products recalled