Two companies have issued recalls for tea bags available for sale in NSW supermarkets due to chemical contamination concerns.
Aldi has recalled its Diplomat Lemon and Ginger Herbal Infusion 60g (40 tea bag cups) due to potential ethylene oxide contamination.
It applies to packs with before dates from 08/02/2023 up to and including 11/02/2023.
Food products containing chemical contamination may cause illness/injury if consumed, Aldi advises.
Nerada Tea Pty Ltd is conducting a recall of Nerada Organics Lemon & Ginger Organic Herbal Infusion Tea 60g (40 tea cup bags), Food Standards Australia New Zealand reports.
The product has been available for sale at Woolworths in NSW, ACT & Qld, Coles in NSW, ACT & Vic and independent food retailers including IGA in NSW, ACT, QLD, VIC, TAS, SA & WA.
It applies to all packs with best before dates from 08/01/23 up to and including 22/01/23.
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The recall is due to chemical/contaminant (ethylene oxide) contamination.
In both cases consumers are advised they should not consume this product and should return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.