Popular pasta sauce sold at Aussie supermarkets is pulled from shelves

A popular brand of pasta sauce, made by Leggo's, has been recalled from supermarkets across Australia over fears it can cause illness.

Simplot Australia Pty Ltd, the manufacturer of Leggo’s Tuna Bake with Spinach & Garlic 500g is recalling the jars because of incorrect pH levels.

The product has been available for sale at Coles, Woolworths, IGA and independent supermarkets in Victoria, New South Wales, Western Australia, Northern Territory, South Australia, Tasmania and online.

This recall only affects products with a best before date of 1/05/22 and if your jar has the specific batch code of 12164.

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The makers issued the recall due to an incorrect pH level being detected in the sauce which has the potential for microbial growth.

Food products with the potential for microbial contamination may cause illness if consumed.

What should I do if I have a jar of the sauce?

Don't use or eat the sauce and return it to where you bought it for a full refund.

For further information please contact Simplot’s Consumer Information Service on 1800 061 279.

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