Bottles of one of Australia's favourite iced coffee brands have been pulled from shelves across the nation amid fears of plastic contamination.
Bega Dairy and Drinks has recalled Dare Iced Coffee drinks from hundreds of stores, with four different flavours of the popular drink affected.
The drinks have been recalled amid fears that the milky drink may contain 'foreign matter', aka plastic pieces, that may cause injury or illness if consumed.
Food Recall— FoodStandardsAusNZ (@FSANZnews) October 5, 2022
Bega Dairy and Drinks Pty. Ltd. is recalling their Dare Iced Coffee 750mL (various Use By dates and flavours) due to the potential presence of foreign matter (plastic pieces): https://t.co/RPkBSnSeIp pic.twitter.com/YDvOkUKSEU
If you have purchased a Dare Iced Coffee with the following use by dates, chuck it out immediately.
If you have one of these drinks, you can contact Bega Dairy and Drinks to request a full refund.
It is understood that the batch that Bega Dairy fears was contaminated was sold in Victorian shops and retail outlets.
The popular milk drink is sold at independent grocery stores including IGA, convenience stores including Coles Express, and smaller independent outlets (i.e., milk bars, cafes, and bakeries), and supermarkets.
- Espresso - Use by dates of October 6, 2022; October 8, 2022; October 12, 2022; October 13, 2022 and October 14, 2022.
- Double Espresso - Use by dates of October 6, 2022; October 8, 2022; October 11, 2022; October 13, 2022 and October 14, 2022.
- Mocha - Use by dates of October 5, 2022; October 7, 2022; October 11, 2022 and October 15, 2022.
- Double Espresso No Sugar Added - Use by dates of October 5, 2022; October 7, 2022; October 11, 2022; and October 15, 2022.
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