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29 July 2015

16 July 2015

  • Update: Recall: UPDATE: 3 Stones and Clearwater Cove wines

    This recall information has been updated to include the recall of an additional batch of Clearwater Cover Pinot Gris 2015 (Batch code: L5147).

    3 Stones wines are initiating a recall of specific batches of 3 Stones and Clearwater Cove brand wines after discovering a packaging fault which may result in glass fragments being dislodged from the bottle when opening. Affected product should not be consumed.

15 July 2015

  • New: Food recall: 3 Stones and Clearwater Cove wines

    3 Stones wines are initiating a recall of specific batches of 3 Stones and Clearwater Cove brand wines after discovering a packaging fault which may result in glass fragments being dislodged from the bottle when opening. Affected product should not be consumed.

10 July 2015

  • New: Food Recall: Bluebird brand Original Potato Chips – specific batches.

    Bluebird Foods are recalling specific batches of Bluebird brand Original Cut potato chips (various flavours and sizes) after discovering that these products may contain plastic. Please select the above link which will direct you to the names and batch identification information of products being recalled. These batches should not be consumed.

7 July 2015

  • Update: Marine biotoxin alert

    Following ongoing shellfish toxin monitoring along the Bay of Plenty and Coromandel coastline, the Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) toxin warning has been extended. The warning now extends from the northern end of Pukehina to the mouth of the Otahu River at the southern end of Whangamata Beach.

29 June 2015

  • Update: Marine biotoxin update

    Regular shellfish monitoring has seen Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) levels fall along the eastern Coromandel Peninsula.

    There is now no PSP concern from Pukehina eastwards. However, the current warning remains in place from Waihi Beach to the northern end of Pukehina.

17 June 2015

15 June 2015

27 May 2015

23 April 2015

10 April 2015

  • New: Food Recall: Te Chang and Xin-Peng-Lai brand bean curd products imported by T-Mark Corporation

    T-Mark Corporation are initiating a recall of some Te Chang and Xin-Peng-Lai brand bean curd products after discovering that they may contain the additive Dimethyl Yellow, which is not permitted in food sold in New Zealand. Please select the following link for batch information for the specific Te Chang and Xin-Peng-Lai brand bean curd products subject to this recall.

27 February 2015

13 February 2015

11 February 2015

29 January 2015

  • New: Survey Report on Feeding Food Waste to Pigs

    MPI conducted a survey to understand the nature and extent of the practice of feeding food waste to pigs. Improved information was considered desirable to assist, among other things, in ensuring compliance with the Biosecurity (Meat and Food Waste for Pigs) Regulations 2005, including development of effective communication programmes targeting pig owners and food waste suppliers. You can download the survey report from the Food Waste Feeding page at the link above.

26 January 2015

  • Update: Food Recall: Homebrand Sliced Black Olives 430g – All Best Before dates

    Progressive Enterprises Ltd are recalling all batches of Homebrand Sliced Black Olives 430g as the product may contain glass. Affected product should not be consumed.

    This notification is an update to the recent recall of a single batch/date mark of Homebrand Sliced Black Olives 430g. This recall has been extended to include all batches and Best Before dates.

22 January 2015

  • New: Updated Information for Industry about recalls.

    Recall guidance material & recall template
    The recall guidance material and recall plan template have been reviewed and updated: http://www.foodsafety.govt.nz/elibrary/industry/recall-guidance-material-template/

    Updates include:

    •The changes to response powers under the Food Act 2014 – for further information on this see: http://www.foodsafety.govt.nz/policy-law/food-act-2014/food-recalls-under-new-act.htm
    •Appendix 4 Recall Criteria Guide now includes additional information on Listeria spp.
    •Appendix 6 Sample Consumer Level Recall Notice

    The Recall Hazard/Risk Analysis Form
    The Recall Hazard/Risk Analysis Form has been updated and replaces the form previously described as Form 15.1 Recall hazard/risk analysis worksheet:

    http://www.foodsafety.govt.nz/elibrary/industry/recall-hazard/index.htm

    Food Recall Notice Templates
    Draft newspaper advertisements templates now include a red cross hatched border:

    http://www.foodsafety.govt.nz/recalls-warnings/conducting-a-recall/advertisement-templates.htm

13 January 2015

  • New: Food Recall: Woolworths Homebrand Sliced Black Olives 430g

    Progressive Enterprises Ltd are initiating a recall of a single batch of Woolworths Homebrand Sliced Black Olives 430g with the Best Before Date 04/07/2016 as this product may contain glass. Affected product should not be consumed.

24 December 2014