Popular butter sold across Australia has been urgently withdrawn from the market amid concerns it may cause illness: Do not eat it

A brand of organic butter sold in IGA stores in many Australian states has been recalled amid concerns it may be contaminated.

Paris Creek Farms 200g Biodynamic Fresh Unsalted Butter may be contaminated with Yersinia enterocolitica.

Paris Creek Farms Orgaic Dairy biodynamic fresh unsalted butter. Photo: Paris Creek Farms

The bacteria, most commonly found in undercooked pork, can cause fever, abdominal pain and even bloody diarrhea, symptoms of which appear four to seven days after exposure and can last for weeks.

Consumers are advised to check the expiration date of butter and avoid consuming it if January 13, 2024 is listed.

You can return the butter to the point of purchase for a refund.

The butter is on sale in IGA stores in South Australia, the Northern Territory, Victoria and Western Australia, as well as Foodies and Harris Farm stores in New South Wales and Foodland in SA.


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