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Food Recalls 2014

Soy Protein products

Date notified to MPI: 4 November 2014
Food Product: Soy protein products
Name of Product and Identification:
  • Vege Giant brand Vegetarian Chicken Nuggets - 300g
  • Whole Perfect Vege Giant brand Vegetarian Chicken Cubes – 300g (No Flavour)

Batch Code: All batches

Package Description & Size:
  • Vege Giant Vegetarian Chicken Nuggets product is sold in an orange 300g plastic pack.
  • Whole Perfect Vege Giant Vegetarian Chicken Cubes (300g bag) product is sold in a white and green 300g plastic pack

Please refer also refer to product images below.

NZ Distribution: These products are sold in Asian supermarkets throughout Auckland.
Overseas Distribution: This product is imported into NZ. Blissful Trading Limited has not exported this product once imported.
Reason for Recall: Blissful Trading Limited are initiating a recall of the above products as the products may contain egg which is not declared on the product labelling.
Comments:

Consumers who are allergic to egg are advised not to consume these products. Any person concerned about their health should seek medical advice.

Consumers who are allergic to egg should return the products to their retailer for a full refund or phone Blissful (phone 09 845 1688) with any queries.

This recall does not affect any other Whole Perfect or Vege Giant brand product.

Product Image:

Vege Giant Vegetarian Chicken Nuggets (300g bag)

Whole Perfect Vege Giant Vegetarian Chicken Cubes (No Flavour) (300g bag)


Woolworths Macro Almond Spread 250g

Date notified to MPI: 30 September 2014
Food Product: Woolworths Macro brand Almond Spread
Name of Product and Identification: Woolworths Macro brand Almond Spread 250g

Best before date: all dates
Package Description & Size: This product is sold in a 250g glass jar.
NZ Distribution: This product has been sold in Countdown, Fresh Choice and SuperValue stores throughout New Zealand.
Overseas Distribution: This product is imported from Australia. A recall has been initiated by the product retailer in Australia.
Reason for Recall: Progressive Enterprises Ltd is initiating a recall of all batches of Woolworths Macro Almond spread as the product may contain peanuts.  
Comments:

This product may pose a health risk to consumers who are allergic to peanuts.

Consumers who are not allergic to peanuts may safely consume this product.

Consumers who are allergic to peanuts should not eat this product and should return it to their nearest Countdown, Fresh Choice or SuperValue store for a full refund or phone 0800 404040 with any queries.

Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice.

This recall does not affect any other Woolworths Macro product.


Woolworths Macro Brazil, Almond and Cashew Spread

Date notified to MPI:

26 September 2014

Food Product:

Woolworths Macro Brazil, Almond and Cashew Spread

Name of Product and Identification:

Woolworths Macro Brazil, Almond and Cashew Spread 250g

Best before date: all dates

Package Description & Size:

This product is sold in a 250g glass jar.

NZ Distribution:

This product has been sold in Countdown, Fresh Choice and SuperValue stores throughout New Zealand.

Overseas Distribution:

This product is exported to Australia. A recall has been initiated by the product retailer in Australia.

Reason for Recall:

Progressive Enterprises Ltd is initiating a recall of all batches of Woolworths Macro Brazil, Almond and Cashew spread as the product may contain peanuts.  

Comments:

This product may pose a health risk to consumers who are allergic to peanuts.  Consumers who are not allergic to peanuts may safely consume this product.    

Consumers who are allergic to peanuts should not eat this product and should return it to their nearest Countdown, Fresh Choice or SuperValue store for a full refund.  Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice.

This product has been sold in Countdown, Fresh Choice and SuperValue stores throughout New Zealand. Customers should return the product to their nearest Countdown, Fresh Choice or SuperValue store for a full refund or phone 0800 404040 with any queries.
See www.countdown.co.nz for product recall information


La Bonne Cuisine Ltd RECALL

THE GOOD TASTE CO. BASIL PESTO Aioli Dip

160g Plastic Pot

 

Use By 29 July 2014

(Undeclared allergen)

 
La Bonne Cuisine Ltd has announced that as a result of a labelling error it is voluntarily recalling its 160G THE GOOD TASTE CO. BASIL PESTO AIOLI DIP.

 

La Bonne Cuisine’s representative Mike Pretty, Managing Director, said today that as a result of a labelling error a small number of tubs in one batch of the product has been incorrectly labelled and consequently does not declare the presence of the allergens egg and nuts (cashews).
 
Pretty said that the label on the lid of the recalled product states “Basil Pesto Aioli Dip” whereas the label on the pottle states “Cucumber & Mint Yoghurt Dip”. The product in the pottle is Basil Pesto Aioli Dip.
 
“The labelling error means customers are not getting accurate information about the contents of the pottle.  “Basil Pesto Aioli” Dip contains egg and nuts (cashews) and therefore, unsuitable for people who are allergic to egg or nuts (cashews). “Basil Pesto Aioli” Dip is completely safe for people who do not have sensitivity to egg or nuts (cashews)”.  
 
“We apologise to our customers for the labelling error and for the inconvenience of the recall, and thank them for their co-operation.”
 
The error was isolated to THE GOOD TASTE CO. BASIL PESTO AIOLI DIP
160g Plastic Pot with the Use By Date 29 July 2014 only and does not affect any other La Bonne Cuisine products. The recalled product is sold throughout New Zealand.
 
Any person concerned about their health should seek medical advice.
 
Consumers who are allergic to egg or nuts (cashews) should return the product to their retailer for a full refund or phone 0800 653 050 with any queries.

Recalled food products: Meadow Farms brand Onion and Garlic Marinated Pork Sirloin Steak

Date notified to MPI:

17.01.2014

Food Product:

Meat and Meat Products – Processed Meat

Name of Product and Identification

Meadow Farms brand Onion and Garlic Marinated Pork Sirloin Steak – various pack weights & sizes. 

Best Before: All dates up to and including 20 January 2014

Package Description & Size:

This is a prepacked product sold in varying weights & sizes.

NZ Distribution:

This product is sold from Countdown Supermarkets throughout the North Island.

Overseas Distribution:

No

Reason for Recall:

Meadow Farms NZ Ltd is initiating a recall of their Meadow Farms brand Onion and Garlic Marinated Pork Sirloin Steak after discovering that the product had been incorrectly labelled. 

This product contains sulphites which are not declared on the label.

Comments: 

Consumers who are allergic to sulphites are advised not to consume this product. Any person concerned about their health should seek medical advice.

Customers should return the product to their nearest Countdown store for a full refund or contact the Countdown Customer Services team on 0800 40 40 40

This recall does not affect any other Meadow Farms product.

Soy Protein products

Date notified to MPI: 4 November 2014
Food Product: Soy protein products
Name of Product and Identification:
  • Vege Giant brand Vegetarian Chicken Nuggets - 300g
  • Whole Perfect Vege Giant brand Vegetarian Chicken Cubes – 300g (No Flavour)

Batch Code: All batches

Package Description & Size:
  • Vege Giant Vegetarian Chicken Nuggets product is sold in an orange 300g plastic pack.
  • Whole Perfect Vege Giant Vegetarian Chicken Cubes (300g bag) product is sold in a white and green 300g plastic pack

Please refer also refer to product images below.

NZ Distribution: These products are sold in Asian supermarkets throughout Auckland.
Overseas Distribution: This product is imported into NZ. Blissful Trading Limited has not exported this product once imported.
Reason for Recall: Blissful Trading Limited are initiating a recall of the above products as the products may contain egg which is not declared on the product labelling.
Comments:

Consumers who are allergic to egg are advised not to consume these products. Any person concerned about their health should seek medical advice.

Consumers who are allergic to egg should return the products to their retailer for a full refund or phone Blissful (phone 09 845 1688) with any queries.

This recall does not affect any other Whole Perfect or Vege Giant brand product.

Product Image:

Vege Giant Vegetarian Chicken Nuggets (300g bag)

Whole Perfect Vege Giant Vegetarian Chicken Cubes (No Flavour) (300g bag)


Woolworths Macro Almond Spread 250g

Date notified to MPI: 30 September 2014
Food Product: Woolworths Macro brand Almond Spread
Name of Product and Identification: Woolworths Macro brand Almond Spread 250g

Best before date: all dates
Package Description & Size: This product is sold in a 250g glass jar.
NZ Distribution: This product has been sold in Countdown, Fresh Choice and SuperValue stores throughout New Zealand.
Overseas Distribution: This product is imported from Australia. A recall has been initiated by the product retailer in Australia.
Reason for Recall: Progressive Enterprises Ltd is initiating a recall of all batches of Woolworths Macro Almond spread as the product may contain peanuts.  
Comments:

This product may pose a health risk to consumers who are allergic to peanuts.

Consumers who are not allergic to peanuts may safely consume this product.

Consumers who are allergic to peanuts should not eat this product and should return it to their nearest Countdown, Fresh Choice or SuperValue store for a full refund or phone 0800 404040 with any queries.

Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice.

This recall does not affect any other Woolworths Macro product.


Woolworths Macro Brazil, Almond and Cashew Spread

Date notified to MPI:

26 September 2014

Food Product:

Woolworths Macro Brazil, Almond and Cashew Spread

Name of Product and Identification:

Woolworths Macro Brazil, Almond and Cashew Spread 250g

Best before date: all dates

Package Description & Size:

This product is sold in a 250g glass jar.

NZ Distribution:

This product has been sold in Countdown, Fresh Choice and SuperValue stores throughout New Zealand.

Overseas Distribution:

This product is exported to Australia. A recall has been initiated by the product retailer in Australia.

Reason for Recall:

Progressive Enterprises Ltd is initiating a recall of all batches of Woolworths Macro Brazil, Almond and Cashew spread as the product may contain peanuts.  

Comments:

This product may pose a health risk to consumers who are allergic to peanuts.  Consumers who are not allergic to peanuts may safely consume this product.    

Consumers who are allergic to peanuts should not eat this product and should return it to their nearest Countdown, Fresh Choice or SuperValue store for a full refund.  Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice.

This product has been sold in Countdown, Fresh Choice and SuperValue stores throughout New Zealand. Customers should return the product to their nearest Countdown, Fresh Choice or SuperValue store for a full refund or phone 0800 404040 with any queries.
See www.countdown.co.nz for product recall information


La Bonne Cuisine Ltd RECALL

THE GOOD TASTE CO. BASIL PESTO Aioli Dip

160g Plastic Pot

 

Use By 29 July 2014

(Undeclared allergen)

 
La Bonne Cuisine Ltd has announced that as a result of a labelling error it is voluntarily recalling its 160G THE GOOD TASTE CO. BASIL PESTO AIOLI DIP.

 

La Bonne Cuisine’s representative Mike Pretty, Managing Director, said today that as a result of a labelling error a small number of tubs in one batch of the product has been incorrectly labelled and consequently does not declare the presence of the allergens egg and nuts (cashews).
 
Pretty said that the label on the lid of the recalled product states “Basil Pesto Aioli Dip” whereas the label on the pottle states “Cucumber & Mint Yoghurt Dip”. The product in the pottle is Basil Pesto Aioli Dip.
 
“The labelling error means customers are not getting accurate information about the contents of the pottle.  “Basil Pesto Aioli” Dip contains egg and nuts (cashews) and therefore, unsuitable for people who are allergic to egg or nuts (cashews). “Basil Pesto Aioli” Dip is completely safe for people who do not have sensitivity to egg or nuts (cashews)”.  
 
“We apologise to our customers for the labelling error and for the inconvenience of the recall, and thank them for their co-operation.”
 
The error was isolated to THE GOOD TASTE CO. BASIL PESTO AIOLI DIP
160g Plastic Pot with the Use By Date 29 July 2014 only and does not affect any other La Bonne Cuisine products. The recalled product is sold throughout New Zealand.
 
Any person concerned about their health should seek medical advice.
 
Consumers who are allergic to egg or nuts (cashews) should return the product to their retailer for a full refund or phone 0800 653 050 with any queries.

Recalled food products: Meadow Farms brand Onion and Garlic Marinated Pork Sirloin Steak

Date notified to MPI:

17.01.2014

Food Product:

Meat and Meat Products – Processed Meat

Name of Product and Identification

Meadow Farms brand Onion and Garlic Marinated Pork Sirloin Steak – various pack weights & sizes. 

Best Before: All dates up to and including 20 January 2014

Package Description & Size:

This is a prepacked product sold in varying weights & sizes.

NZ Distribution:

This product is sold from Countdown Supermarkets throughout the North Island.

Overseas Distribution:

No

Reason for Recall:

Meadow Farms NZ Ltd is initiating a recall of their Meadow Farms brand Onion and Garlic Marinated Pork Sirloin Steak after discovering that the product had been incorrectly labelled. 

This product contains sulphites which are not declared on the label.

Comments: 

Consumers who are allergic to sulphites are advised not to consume this product. Any person concerned about their health should seek medical advice.

Customers should return the product to their nearest Countdown store for a full refund or contact the Countdown Customer Services team on 0800 40 40 40

This recall does not affect any other Meadow Farms product.