John West recalls Sardine products due to microbiological contamination

22 July 2022

John West is taking the precautionary action of recalling John West Boneless Sardines in Sunflower Oil and John West Sardines in Olive Oil because of a possible microbiological contamination risk.

Product details

John West boneless Sardines in sunflower oil

Pack size: 95g
Batch code: 109, 110, 111, 112, 113
Best before: December 2026

John West Sardines in olive oil

Pack size: 120g
Batch code: 109, 110, 111, 112, 113
Best before: December 2026

Risk statement

These products may contain microbiological contamination and could be unsafe to eat.

Action taken by the company

John West is recalling the above products. Point of sale notices will be displayed in all retail stores that are selling these products. These notices explain to customers why the products are being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the products. Please see the attached notice.

Customer notice: John West recalls two John West Sardine products

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought either of the above products do not eat them. Instead, return them to the store from where they were bought for a full refund. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact

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