Warning for Linkes Central Meats mettwurst and pepperoni

Friday, 23 September 2016

Following food safety checks by the Department of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA), a number of mettwursts and pepperoni from Linke’s Central Meats have been recalled and SA Health is advising people not to consume them.

While SA Health has not received any reports of illness associated with these smallgoods, PIRSA is currently investigating as routine food safety checks have been unable to verify the safety of Linke’s Central Meats manufacturing processes for these mettwurst and pepperoni products.

It is only the mettwursts and pepperoni listed below that are subject to this recall.

Linke’s Central Meats can be found at South Australian Foodlands, the Loxton IGA and independent smallgoods stores.

Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) will be issuing a nationwide recall for the product and further information about the recall can be found on the FSANZ website.

Anyone with Linke’s Central Meats mettwurst or pepperoni should dispose of it or return to point of sale for a refund.

The potentially affected products are:

Product Name Weight Description Date Marking
Linke's Garlic Mettwurst
Linke's Plain Mettwurst
Linke's Brandy Mettwurst
Linke's Pepperoni
270g 500g 600g 1.3kg 2.4kg All in Linke’s Central Meats casing

All use by dates;

Batch codes 1500 to 1525


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