Metal Fragment Found in Cheese Prompts Recall

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Fonterra is conducting a recall of their Mainland cheese after a metal fragment appeared among the contents of one package, according to news reports.

Although no one has been injured, Fonterra is issuing a recall as a precaution. Consumers are advised not to consume the products, but to return them to the store they purchased them for a full refund.

The products affected include:

Mainland Tasty Block 500g Best Before date of 28 March 2012 (Batches JI and JE)

Mainland Tasty Block 700g Best before date of 28 April 2012 (Batch JF)

Mainland Tasty Block 1kg Best before date of 28 December 2011 (Batch BD)

Mainland Tasty Block 1kg Best before date of 28 January 2012 (Batches AB, AC and AD)

Mainland Tasty Block 1kg Best before date of 28 February 2012 (Batch BF)

As a product defect lawyer, I have seen food recalls like this one and I know that, with as much testing goes into food products before they are presented for sale, mistakes can still be made. Although our Los Angeles personal injury law firm does not handle these type of cases there are food recall lawyers out there that can help your or a loved one if you have been affected by a recall such as this one. If you notice a defect in a product you have purchased, please notify the company for consumer safety purposes.