Clearances of salmonella disease within coles and woolworths lettuce

Patrick Staveley made this Freedom of Information request to Department of Health

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Patrick Staveley

Dear Department of Health,

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act.

I wish to seek evidence of the removal of salmonella contaminated lettuce within Coles and Woolworths supermarkets which were removed from shelves in early February, 2016.

Yours faithfully,

Patrick Staveley

FOI, Department of Health

Dear Mr Staveley

Your request for information regarding safety of a food product sold in Coles and Woolworths supermarkets relates to state/territory government matter.

You may wish to direct your request to the relevant state/territory health department. Details about how to request documents from state/territory health department can, generally, be found on their website.

The Commonwealth Department of Health will consider your request withdrawn and no further action will be taken in relation to your request.



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