Recalled food products: Homebrand 'Crunchy' Peanut Butter

Date notified to MPI:

19 April 2013

Food Product:

Mixed Foods - Sauces and Toppings

Name of Product and identification:

Homebrand 'Crunchy' Peanut Butter

Package Description & Size:

Homebrand ‘Crunchy’ Peanut Butter is sold in 375 gram and 1kg jars.

Affected product has a ‘Best Before’ date marking of 17 January 2014.

NZ Distribution:

All recalled product has been sold at Countdown, SuperValue and Fresh Choice Supermarkets throughout NZ.

Overseas Distribution:


Reason for Recall:

Progressive Enterprises Ltd have initiated a recall of their Homebrand Crunchy Peanut Butter as product testing found aflatoxins at levels higher than the regulatory limits. The levels of aflatoxins found are not considered a safety risk.


Consumers are advised not to consume this product and should return the product to their nearest Countdown, SuperValue or Fresh Choice Supermarket for a full refund.

Consumers can call Progressive Enterprises on 0800 40 40 40 for further information.

This recall does not affect any other Homebrand product.