Urgent ALDI food recall – do you buy this popular snack?

Urgent ALDI food recall – do you buy this popular snack?

ALDI has issued a recall for Whopper products sold at stores across NSW and the ACT due to the presence of undeclared allergens.

Food Standards Australia & New Zealand said the malted milk balls sold in the 141g boxes contain previously undisclosed allergens milk, wheat, barley, peanuts and tree nuts.

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Consumers who have an allergy or intolerance to any of the above ingredients may have a reaction after consuming the snack.

Australia’s Food Standards Code specifies that a number of allergens – peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs, sesame seeds, fish and shellfish, soy and wheat and lupins – must be declared on the food label.

The recall applies to all best before dates.

“Customers should return the product to the place of purchase for a full cash refund,” the supermarket said in a statement.

“ALDI Stores takes product quality and safety seriously and we apologise for any inconvenience.”