Frozen meals urgently recalled from major supermarkets

All three meal ranges have been sold widely across Australia.

All three meal ranges have been sold widely across Australia. Photos: FSANZ/Getty

A range of popular freezer meals sold at supermarkets across Australia has been recalled amid fears its packaging may be hazardous.

The meals are made by Patties Food Group and have been sold at Coles and Woolworths and independent retailers such as IGA and excess-stock wholesaler No Waste Australia nationally.

The affected meals are:

  • On the Menu Entrée 3 Cheese Macaroni (260 grams) with best-before dates of March 14 and March 27, 2026;
  • On The Menu Entrée Beef Lasagne (260 grams) with best-before dates of March 12 and March 20, 2026
  • On The Menu Entrée Spaghetti & Meatballs (260 grams) with a best-before date of March 19, 2026.

Food Standards Australia New Zealand said the recall was due to an error on the frozen meals’ packaging.

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Full details of the ready meal recall. Image: FSANZ

“Oven cooking instructions are not compatible with product tray,” it said on Thursday.

“[The] tray may melt if oven cooking instructions are followed.”

Patties said the meals were safe to eat if package microwave instructions were followed.

Otherwise, customers should return their meals meals to where they were purchased for a full refund.

More information is available from FSANZ, as well as Patties Food Group on 1800 650 069 or by emailing [email protected].

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