Jump to content

Urgent cheese recall -please read!
This is not just for the soshal cheese eaters either!!!


  • Please log in to reply
42 replies to this topic

#1 Coffeegirl

Posted 19 January 2013 - 10:48 AM

I just got an email from Coles advising of a massive cheese recall.  It's in the SMH as well.

Two deaths are linked to this

http://www.smh.com.au/national/health/soft...0118-2czc8.html

Here is the full list of recalled cheeses


http://www.jindi.com.au/JindiRecallProducts.pdf


Edited to include full list of cheeses recalled.

Edited by Coffeegirl, 19 January 2013 - 08:14 PM.


#2 **Xena**

Posted 19 January 2013 - 10:51 AM

Thanks for that. I don't believe I have any of those luckily. I do love my cheese!

#3 Coffeegirl

Posted 19 January 2013 - 10:53 AM

Worring thing is that listeria can have a 70 day incubation period and I know I've eaten at least a kilo of cheese over Christmas - including some Jindi and Coles branded.


Here's a link to symptoms.


http://www.public.health.wa.gov.au/2/402/2...teria_infect.pm




#4 **Xena**

Posted 19 January 2013 - 10:57 AM

I'm pretty sure the only brie I have eaten is King Island but I'll check with DH to be onthe safe side. Again thanks for the heads up.

#5 sparassidae

Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:04 AM

Thanks OP.

I haven't eaten Jindi Brie for about 9 months thankfully.

#6 JustBeige

Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:11 AM

CG there is a link in the DIG groups and the list that Coles sent you is not complete.  Its not just those 2 brands.


here you go.
http://www.jindi.com.au/JindiRecallProducts.pdf


I had some Emporium brie that I was looking forward to.  even though its not the triple cream type, I still chucked it. Better to be safe than sorry I think

Edited by JustBeige, 19 January 2013 - 11:12 AM.


#7 Guest_~Karla~_*

Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:33 AM

So what we do if we bought it and already ate it? Just thank out lucky stars we didn't get sick? And keep our fingers crossed we don't get sick?

Edited by ~Karla~, 19 January 2013 - 11:35 AM.


#8 Lyra

Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:36 AM

QUOTE (~Karla~ @ 19/01/2013, 12:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
So what we do if we bought it and already ate it? Just thank out lucky stars we didn't get sick?



I guess so! I am not brand loyal so will buy whatever I see and takes my fancy. I am pretty sure I have eaten Jindi cheese in the last little bit but can not be entirely sure sad.gif  I am not worried about me but my daughter adores soft cheeses and I know that if we had some she definitely ate it sad.gif  I suppose the one good thing about this is that the doctors should be looking for it rather than just dismissing it as gastro or some such. I hope

#9 VeritasVinum

Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:38 AM

Told my Dad to just throw out any cheese just in case. Immuno compromised it is not worth the risk.

If you have already eaten, please note it can take up to 70 days to get sick.



#10 Guest_~Karla~_*

Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:38 AM

QUOTE (Lyra @ 19/01/2013, 11:36 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I guess so! I am not brand loyal so will buy whatever I see and takes my fancy. I am pretty sure I have eaten Jindi cheese in the last little bit but can not be entirely sure sad.gif  I am not worried about me but my daughter adores soft cheeses and I know that if we had some she definitely ate it sad.gif  I suppose the one good thing about this is that the doctors should be looking for it rather than just dismissing it as gastro or some such. I hope


We've eaten a lot of Jindi since Xmas. DS1 and DS4 both love soft cheese (as well as DH and I) so I'm worried for them. sad.gif

#11 *melrose*

Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:41 AM

Thanks OP! so happy we didn't get any, makes me think twice about buying a coles brand again.

#12 liveworkplay

Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:43 AM

QUOTE (~Karla~ @ 19/01/2013, 12:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
So what we do if we bought it and already ate it? Just thank out lucky stars we didn't get sick? And keep our fingers crossed we don't get sick?



Unless you are pregnant, elderly or immunocompromised, you would be highly unlikely to get really unwell anyway. People can have listerosis and not know it. Symptoms range from nothing or mild cold like symptoms to death.


#13 liveworkplay

Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:46 AM

QUOTE
Listeriosis (Listeria monocytogenes infection) facts

    Listeriosis is a disease caused by a gram-positive bacterium named Listeria that can penetrate and replicate inside human cells.
    Most people who are infected have few or no symptoms; when symptoms are present, they usually consist of fever, muscle aches, nausea, or diarrhea. Some people may develop more severe symptoms such as meningitis, mental changes, brain abscesses, or death.
    Although most people have self-limited disease, people with risk factors such as an altered or depressed immune response (for example, pregnant females and their fetus or newborn, cancer patients, AIDS patients) are at higher risk for getting the disease and some are more likely to have more severe disease.


random medical site

#14 Guest_~Karla~_*

Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:48 AM

QUOTE (liveworkplay @ 19/01/2013, 11:43 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Unless you are pregnant, elderly or immunocompromised, you would be highly unlikely to get really unwell anyway. People can have listerosis and not know it. Symptoms range from nothing or mild cold like symptoms to death.


My 6yo with major gut issues (possibly Crohn's) ate loads. As did my toddler. It's them I'm worried about.

#15 liveworkplay

Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:53 AM

Karla, if you are worried, go see your GP for advice.

#16 Lainskii

Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:57 AM

QUOTE (Coffeegirl @ 19/01/2013, 11:48 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I just got an email from Coles advising of a massive cheese recall.  It's in the SMH as well.

Two deaths are linked to this



I'd actually say three because unfortunately a women that was pregnant miscarried - this is why I think that what some people call 'listeria hysteria' is actually not that bad a thing Yes it is rare but this goes to show that it does happen.


Please check the link provided that is on the Jindi site as they make cheeses for other companies like Harris Farm markets as well.

Edited by Lainskii, 19 January 2013 - 11:57 AM.


#17 Guest_~Karla~_*

Posted 19 January 2013 - 11:59 AM

There's nothing to be done unless they get sick though is there? It's hard with DS1 as he ALWAYS has a sore tummy though.

Sometimes I wish I didn't read these things, then I could continue living in my innocent little bubble and not worry. wink.gif

#18 Dionysus

Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:10 PM

Arrgh I used Jindi triple brie on sandwiches I took to a lunch play date last week!  One of my friends there is pregnant.  I don't think she ate any...

And I have a wheel of Jindi camembert I was looking forward to eating tonight.


#19 **Xena**

Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:12 PM

QUOTE (*melrose* @ 19/01/2013, 12:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Thanks OP! so happy we didn't get any, makes me think twice about buying a coles brand again.


I'd say it was the milk rather than the Coles brand given how many brands were affected.

#20 Betty_D

Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:15 PM

Here's a comprehensive list by Food Standards Australia:

List of recalled cheeses


#21 CallMeFeral

Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:30 PM

QUOTE (~Karla~ @ 19/01/2013, 12:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
So what we do if we bought it and already ate it? Just thank out lucky stars we didn't get sick? And keep our fingers crossed we don't get sick?


Yup! And one article said the listeria incubation time can be 70 days - so if you ate it (as I did) over Christmas, you could get it in March! I guess just be super vigilant about illness symptoms in that time...

#22 Lyra

Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:35 PM

QUOTE (~Karla~ @ 19/01/2013, 12:48 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My 6yo with major gut issues (possibly Crohn's) ate loads. As did my toddler. It's them I'm worried about.



QUOTE (liveworkplay @ 19/01/2013, 12:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Karla, if you are worried, go see your GP for advice.



Absolutely! I would take them as a precautionary thing, even if they can't do anything they might be able to put your mind at ease. Remember, we are all just internet randoms with no medical degree wink.gif

#23 Guest_~Karla~_*

Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:45 PM

QUOTE (Lyra @ 19/01/2013, 12:35 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Absolutely! I would take them as a precautionary thing, even if they can't do anything they might be able to put your mind at ease. Remember, we are all just internet randoms with no medical degree wink.gif


These notices just always annoy me how they go on about how dangerous it is, do not eat it under any circumstances etc but never tell you what to do if you already ate it. It's not the first time it's happened and it always annoys me. But I'm easily annoyed by things like that. wink.gif

#24 Lyra

Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:47 PM

QUOTE (~Karla~ @ 19/01/2013, 01:45 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
These notices just always annoy me how they go on about how dangerous it is, do not eat it under any circumstances etc but never tell you what to do if you already ate it. It's not the first time it's happened and it always annoys me. But I'm easily annoyed by things like that. wink.gif


I think we are supposed to 'keep calm and carry on'. Or something equally vague biggrin.gif

#25 i-candi

Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:48 PM

Thanks coffeegirl for the heads up and the pm.

Will certainly be talking to GP on Monday regarding this as DS is displaying symptoms. We have eaten cheese but I can't remember what brands we've eaten.

DS hasn't got the strongest immune system so a mild case wouldn't surprise me!!




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Why we tend to hold our babies on our left side

On which side of your body do you carry or cradle your baby? If you answered "left" then you're not alone.

Taking fish oil in pregnancy may prevent childhood asthma

Women who took omega-3 fatty acid supplements (fish oil supplements) in pregnancy reduced the risk of their children developing asthma by almost one third.

Mum, dad and son all share a birthday

Luke and Hillary Gardner never have a problem remembering each other's birthday.

Mum shares the bittersweet truth about pregnancy after miscarriage

A mother's candid and heartfelt reflections about pregnancy after miscarriage are providing comfort to other women.

16 simple ways to make your baby smarter

What's the best way to mentally stimulate your baby? It doesn't take a genius - just a loving, involved parent.

Your blood pressure could predict baby's sex even before conception

The average blood pressure of mother could suggest a baby's sex before it even exists, a study has found.

The breastfeeding photo that says it all

Ashley Rockill was lucky enough to have her birth photographer on hand to capture a precious moment.

13 pregnancy superstitions from across the globe

In honour of Black Friday, let's explore 13 of the strangest pregnancy superstitions from across the globe.

I'm a stay-at-home mum, and I'm sending my son to daycare

When you become a mum you give birth to a beautiful baby, but you also give birth to guilt.

Mum gives birth to 'Incredible Hulk' 6.4kg baby

An American mother was shocked when she gave to a 6.4kg (14lb 1oz) baby last month.

Mum demands $530 for daughter's shoes after playdate

A mum has made a pretty bold move by demanding $532 for a pair of her daughter's shoes that were damaged at another family's house. 

A toddler's guide to helping around the house

If a toddler was to write a guide to 'help' you with the household chores, it would go something like this.

The breast pump you can use on the go

The game-changing breast pump promises to make life easier all round.

'Mum, don't be mad but I've just had a baby'

A teen mum has shared her birth story – and her shock at not knowing she was pregnant until her baby's head emerged.

No, Senator, childcare workers don't just wipe noses and stop fights

The only thing childcare workers spend their time doing is "wiping noses and stopping the kids from killing each other"? Not quite.

'I wanted to be the birth mum so much'

When people say "aren't you lucky that there are two of you, that you can switch?" I give them a tight smile.

6 myths about breastfeeding toddlers

Although breastfeeding a toddler isn't for everybody, if you choose to nurse beyond babyhood you can expect some strong reactions.

 
Advertisement
 

Top 5 Articles

Advertisement
 
 
 

From our network

Your child's fine motor skills: what you should know

There is less of a focus on fine motor skills, but they're just as important as others. (SPONSORED)

5 ways music helps your toddler's development

There are at least five other compelling reasons to get musical around your toddler. (SPONSORED)

 

Baby Names

Unusual Celeb Baby Names

Click through the gallery to read the details and see some of the most memorable monikers in show biz families.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.