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23 May 2013
- New: Cheese Mainland â€˜Tastyâ€™ Cheese Slices 250g
Fonterra are initiating a recall of their Mainland 'Tasty' cheese slices after discovering a fault with the product packaging. The plastic wrapping of individual slices may split into thin strips causing a potential hazard if consumed.
17 May 2013
- Update: Update to marine biotoxin warning
Bivalve molluscan shellfish collection ban has been lifted for Queen Charlotte Sound and Tory Channel.
20 April 2013
- New: Food Recall: Homebrand Crunchy Peanut Butter
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.
19 April 2013
- Update: Marine biotoxin warning
Diarrhetic Shellfish Poisoning (DSP) algal bloom warning lifted on the collection of shellfish from Port Underwood.
Queen Charlotte Sound ban on shellfish collection still in place due to a bloom of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) algae.
2 April 2013
- Update: Marine Biotoxin alert
The marine biotoxin alert webpage has been updated with the following notices: Ban on shellfish collection in Port Underwood due to toxic algal bloom. Reminder not to collect shellfish from the Bay of Plenty coastline.
26 March 2013
- New: Food Recall: Pams Fruit Nutbars
Foodstuffs are initiating a recall of their Pams Fruit Nutbars after discovering that the product had been incorrectly labelled. The product contains Milk Chocolate which is not declared on the label.
25 March 2013
- Update: Marine biotoxin alert
Toxic algal warning for shellfish in the Queen Charlotte Sound
8 March 2013
- New: Fresh Trevally Fish Fillets
Foodstuffs (Auckland) Ltd are initiating a voluntary recall of their in store processed Trevally Fish Fillets due to possible high levels of Histamine which may result in Scombroid (histamine) poisoning.
26 February 2013
- New: More variety on the cheese platter
As New Zealandâ€™s big cheeses honour their industryâ€™s best at the Cuisine Cheese Awards tonight, they can also celebrate the countryâ€™s first registered producer of raw milk cheeses. Just prior to Christmas MPI gave approval for Aroha Organic Goat Cheese to start commercial production of their raw milk Goudas.
15 February 2013
- New: Food Recall: Schweppes Mixers - 330ml Bottles
Coca-Cola Amatil is initiating a recall of Schweppes Lemonade, Schweppes Tonic Water, Schweppes Soda, Schweppes Dry Ginger Ale, Schweppes Soda Lemon Twist sold in 330ml Clear Glass Bottles,
due to risk of glass fragments in bottles.
9 February 2013
- New: Food Recall: Seastar branded Samosa and Spring Rolls
Seafood Marketing Ltd are initiating a recall of Seastar branded Samosa and Spring Roll products after discovering that these products have been incorrectly labelled. The product contains Soy which is not declared on the label.
1 February 2013
- New: Food Recall: â€˜Greenfarmâ€™ brand Vegetarian BBQ Bun
This is a precautionary food recall for â€˜Greenfarmâ€™ brand Vegetarian BBQ Bun as the product contains Wheat, Sesame oil & seeds and MSG (Flavour Enhancer 621) which are not declared on the product label.
25 January 2013
- New: Listeria concern prompts precautionary cheese recall
MPI is overseeing the recall of imported cheeses from an Australian manufacturer whose products have caused an outbreak of the illness listeriosis in Australia.
24 January 2013
- New: â€˜Jindiâ€™ Brand Cheese imported from Australia â€“ includes brand names â€˜Old Telegraph Roadâ€™ and â€˜Top Paddockâ€™
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is overseeing the recall of cheeses from a manufacturer whose products have caused an outbreak of the illness listeriosis in Australia.
18 January 2013
- Update: Marine Biotoxin update
Auckland West Coast toxic shellfish warning lifted. Bay of Plenty still remains a high risk.
17 January 2013
- Update: Marine toxin warning lifted for West Coast
West Coast toxic shellfish warning lifted, except the Kaipara Harbour.
10 January 2013
- Update: Marine biotoxin update
Taranaki toxic shellfish warning lifted. Warnings against collecting shellfish from Mohakatino north to Maunganui Bluff remain in place.
18 December 2012
- New: Recalled food products: 'Gesas' brand Tahini
Grand Bazaar Ltd are initiating a recall of the â€˜Gesasâ€™ branded tahini after discovering the tahini is contaminated with Salmonella. All â€˜Gesasâ€™ branded tahini in 18kg buckets, 1kg plastic bottles and 600g glass jars with a date mark (Exp) 06.2014 should not be consumed.
14 December 2012
- Update: Marine biotoxin alert
Marine biotoxin closure extended in Taranaki
19 November 2012
- New: biotoxin alert update
Marine biotoxin warning extended from Mohakatino north to Maunganui Bluff. The warning includes Kawhia, Aotea, Raglan, Manukau and Kaipara Harbours.