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Food recall warning for Smith’s

This is a food recall notification from Food Standards Australia New Zealand.

Reason for Recall: Foreign Matter — Rubber Pieces – may be a choking hazard.

Date Notified To FSANZ: 29 May 2009

Food Product: Snackfood

Name of Product: Smith’s Classic Crinkle Cut Potato Chips

Flavours affected:

1. Chicken

2. Salt & Vinegar

Package Description: polypropylene (plastic) pack or cardboard box

Use By Date, Size And Lot Code:

1. Chicken (45g/90g/175g/200g) Best before 09 Jul 09 lot code “GE”

2. Salt and Vinegar (90g/200g) Best before 09 Jul 09 lot code “GE”

3. Salt and Vinegar Box 15 pack Best before 09 Jul 09 lot code “GE”

4. Variety Box 20 pack Best before 09 Jul 09 lot codes “GF” and “GG” Best before 16 Jul 09 lot Code “GA”

5. Kidz Pick Box 20 pack Best before 09 Jul 09 lot codes “GE” and “GF” Best before 16 Jul 09 lot Code “GA”

Australian Distribution:

WA, SA, NT, VIC and TAS -Salt & Vinegar Box 15 pack, Variety Box 20 pack, Kidz Pick Box 20 pack

NSW, QLD ACT -Chicken (45g/90g/175g/200g) Salt & Vinegar (90/200g), Salt & Vinegar Box 15 pack, Variety Box 20 pack, Kidz Pick Box 20 pack

Overseas Distribution: Nil

The Smith’s Snackfood Company is conducting a voluntary recall of the above products as a precautionary measure following the discovery of pieces of rubber in some packs produced at our Queensland manufacturing plant.

Only Smith’s Classic Crinkle Cut Potato Chips with the above flavours, Best Before dates and lot codes are affected.

No other flavours of Smiths Classic Crinkle Cut Potato Chips and no Smith’s Thinly Cut Potato Chips are affected.

Anyone with the specified product should not consume them and should take the product to the place of purchase for a full purchase price refund.

If the product has been purchased from a vending machine please call the 1800 freecall number listed below.

Anyone with family or friends who may have purchased this product are asked to contact them in case they may not be aware of the recall.

Enquiries can be directed to 1800 555 107 between 9am and 6pm EST.

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