Australia – O’Brien’s Wholesale Meats Pty Ltd — O’Brien’s Leg Hams (Various Weights) – Listeria monocytogenes

Product Safety Australia

Photograph of O'Brien's Leg Hams (Various Weights)

O’Brien’s Full Boneless Leg Ham
Use by: 24 March 2021, 1 April 2021 and
6 April 2021

O’Brien’s Champagne Leg Ham
O’Brien’s Half Leg Ham
O’Brien’s Full Leg Ham
Use by: 1 April 2021 and 6 April 2021

O’Brien’s Half Boneless Leg Ham
O’Brien’s Third Leg Ham
Use by: 6 April 2021

Leg Ham in plastic vacuum packing bag

Identifying features

Batch codes: 20493, 20505 and 20513

What are the defects?

The recall is due to microbial (Listeria monocytogenes) contamination.

What are the hazards?

Listeria may cause illness in pregnant women and their unborn babies, the elderly and people with low immune systems.

What should consumers do?

Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice and should return the products to the place of purchase for a full refund.

For further information, consumers can contact O’Brien’s Wholesale Meats on 08 8280 3911 or

Traders who sold this product

Independent food retailers including IGA and butcher shops in SA, NT, NSW and Vic, and Foodlands in SA

Where the product was sold
New South Wales
Northern Territory
South Australia
Dates available for sale
  • 1 December 2020 – 19 January 2021

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Coordinating agency

Food Standards Australia New Zealand is the coordinating agency for this recall.

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