Delivery company Highland Bakery is set to close its doors in October after it became too unsafe for customers to use.
The Australian Food and Drug Administration (AFD) issued an alert last month, which warned customers to avoid high-risk items, including frozen desserts, in order to ensure the safety of the staff and customers.
The alert said customers who received a high-dose package of the frozen dessert that was being delivered at a Highland store could not use the item for at least 48 hours.
Customers were told to call the store to arrange a replacement.
Highland Bakhouse said in a statement on Thursday it had been notified by the FDA that it was “no longer allowed to deliver food and beverages to customers.”
“We are sorry for the inconvenience and will not be delivering any more of our products to customers,” the statement read.
“This is due to the current threat of the pandemic and the need to provide the safety and security for our customers.”
We have taken this decision to ensure we can continue to deliver the safe and quality products to our customers.
“Mr Fazio said Highland was “going through the worst of times” after losing its previous location.”
The last thing we need is another one of our businesses to be left without any supply of ice cream,” he said.”
It’s been a tough time for our business and we’ll be doing everything in our power to try and stay in business.