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Dairy Farmers recalls 1L and 3L full cream milk over E. coli contamination

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Customers are being urged to throw out their milk as full refunds will be issued.

Dairy Farmers 1 litre and 3 litre fill cream milk is being pulled off supermarket shelves due to potential E. coli contamination.

Lion Dairy and Drinks, who own and operate the Dairy Farmers brand, today issued a recall for both products which have been sold in NSW.

The affected milk products include:

- Dairy Farmers 3L Full Cream White Milk with a use by date of 24/02/2020

- Dairy Farmers 1L Full Cream White Milk with a use by date of 25/02/2020

Consumers who have products with matching use by dates are being urged to throw them out.

The impacted products were manufactured at Lion's Penrith dairy plant, and were distributed for sale through Coles, Woolworths and IGA stores.

In a statement, Lion Diary and Drinks said they had not received any customer complaints but declined to comment on how the issue arose.

"There have been no consumer complaints to date regarding these products," Lion Dairy and Drinks said.

"We encourage anyone who has consumed the Dairy Farmers 3L or 1L Full Cream white milk product with the respective Use By Dates and made and sold in New South Wales and who feels unwell to seek medical advice as required."

Lion Dairy and Drinks will issue a full refund for consumers who have purchased the affected products.

Concerned consumer are being urged to call Lion Dairy and Drinks Customer Enquiries Centre on 1800 677 852.

Source: 9News

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