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Saturday 21 May 2022

Food Safety

The Grid’s Shanghai style buns recalled 16th May 2022 /

The Grid’s Shanghai style buns recalled

Golden Coin is recalling all batches and all dates of its The Grid brand Shanghai Style Pan-fried Buns due to the presence of an undeclared allergen, namely soy.


Countdown fruit and nut mix recall 12th May 2022 /

Countdown fruit and nut mix recall

Woolworths NZ is recalling specific batches of its Countdown brand Choc Berry Mix due to the presence of an undeclared allergen, namely milk.


Food safety award nomination open 12th May 2022 /

Food safety award nomination open

Nominations are open for the 2022 Significant Contribution to Food Safety Award, sponsored by New Zealand Food Safety.


Company fined $30,000 for illegal raw milk sales 5th May 2022 /

Company fined $30,000 for illegal raw milk sales

A milk business has been fined $30,000 for not following the rules that regulate the supply and sale of raw milk.


International Nutrition Co bar recalled 4th May 2022 /

International Nutrition Co bar recalled

Health Foods International Ltd is recalling a specific batch of its International Nutrition Co’s Shred Max Raspberry Coconut flavour bar due to the presence of an undeclared allergen, namely peanuts.


Salmonella scare prompts Elite recall 29th April 2022 /

Salmonella scare prompts Elite recall

Benedikt Imports is recalling all batches, all dates, all packaging, or size and all flavour variations of Elite branded confectionery products, including Elite chocolate, Elite cakes, Elite wafers, Energy grain snacks, Energy chocolate rice cakes, gum, and toffee candies.


Ours Truly A3 milk recall 28th April 2022 /

Ours Truly A3 milk recall

Kiwi Organic Dairy Equities is recalling a specific batch of its Ours Truly brand Organic Full Cream A3™ Milk due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes.


Ferrero recalls Kinder Surprise because of salmonella 8th April 2022 /

Ferrero recalls Kinder Surprise because of salmonella

Ferrero International is recalling Kinder Surprise chocolate eggs from New Zealand shelves because of potential contamination with salmonella bacteria.


Importers recall Hanami prawn crackers 5th April 2022 /

Importers recall Hanami prawn crackers

Importers are recalling all batches and all dates of Hanami brand Toasted Prawn Crackers due to the presence of undeclared allergens, namely molluscs, milk and soy.


GWF recalls Ploughmans bread 4th April 2022 /

GWF recalls Ploughmans bread

George Weston Foods is recalling specific batches of its Ploughmans Bakery brand Country Grains Bread as the product may contain foreign matter, namely plastic.


Gopala paneer recalled over listeria threat 11th March 2022 /

Gopala paneer recalled over listeria threat

Gopals Sweets & Snacks is recalling its Gopala brand Paneer cheese product because of the threat of listeria.


Vadilal Quick Treat recall over salmonella threat 28th February 2022 /

Vadilal Quick Treat recall over salmonella threat

MZ Holdings is recalling a certain batch of its Vadilal Quick Treat brand frozen custard apple pulp because it could contain salmonella.


Product recall after incorrect gluten claims 23rd February 2022 /

Product recall after incorrect gluten claims

Janine Tait Group Ltd is recalling specific batches and dates of its Bestow brand powdered drink products because of undeclared gluten.


Infant formula recall after US illnesses 21st February 2022 /

Infant formula recall after US illnesses

Abbott Laboratories New Zealand is recalling certain brands and batches of infant formula product imported from the United States.


Food recalls after salmonella threat 10th February 2022 /

Food recalls after salmonella threat

There are two recalls because of the threat of salmonella.


Warning over retirement village frozen food 10th February 2022 /

Warning over retirement village frozen food

An Invercargill retirement village café is recalling all its branded frozen meals because of potentially undeclared allergens.


Public warned away from collecting West Coast shellfish 8th February 2022 /

Public warned away from collecting West Coast shellfish

Public health warnings are in place for people not to collect and eat shellfish on the South Island’s West Coast because of unsafe levels of toxins.


Salmonella ECS for chicken, egg suppliers 13th October 2021 /

Salmonella ECS for chicken, egg suppliers

The government has announced that commercial chicken operators must meet extra rules from 6 October to help eliminate Salmonella Enteritidis from the chicken supply chain


Salmonella poultry testing extended 26th July 2021

Salmonella poultry testing extended

New Zealand Food Safety is extending a programme of testing to determine the extent of Salmonella Enteritidis in poultry flocks in New Zealand and to reduce the risk to consumers.  


Spiers Foods in salad recall 12th July 2021 /

Spiers Foods in salad recall

Speirs Foods is recalling specific batches of its ready to eat salads due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes.


Govt to help industry make $1.6m transition to mandatory folic acid 8th July 2021

Govt to help industry make $1.6m transition to mandatory folic acid

Bakers will have two years to start adding the B vitamin folic acid to their non-organic bread-making wheat flour.


Countdown in prepack salad recall 8th July 2021 /

Countdown in prepack salad recall

Countdown branded potato egg & bacon prepack salad with a use-by date of 13 July 2021 is being recalled as it may contain listeria bacteria.


Real Milk Timaru in recall 22nd June 2021

Real Milk Timaru in recall

Real Milk Timaru is recalling specific batches of its Real Milk Timaru brand raw (unpasteurised) drinking milk as the product may contain Listeria monocytogenes.


Hawke’s Bay shellfish warning 18th June 2021 /

Hawke’s Bay shellfish warning

The Ministry for Primary Industries has warned the public against collecting shellfish in Hawke’s Bay due to high toxin levels detected in shellfish samples from Pania Reef.


People warned off raw mussels – again 8th April 2021

People warned off raw mussels – again

New Zealand Food Safety is again warning consumers to thoroughly cook mussels before eating after two people fall sick.


Consumers told to not eat raw mussels after two get sick 15th March 2021

Consumers told to not eat raw mussels after two get sick

Consumers are being told to not eat raw mussels after two people suffered food poisoning.


GE corn approved by food safety regulators prompts warning 15th December 2020

GE corn approved by food safety regulators prompts warning

The corn is said to have multi-pesticide resistance.


Food safety chatbot goes live 1st December 2020

Food safety chatbot goes live

iMonitor says Covid-19 shined a spotlight on the importance of food safety.


Listeria detection prompts Pak’nSave precautionary recall 30th November 2020 /

Listeria detection prompts Pak’nSave precautionary recall

New Zealand Food Safety is calling on the public to return Pak’nSave branded, sliced-in-store, ready-to-eat meat products purchased at the supermarket in Blenheim as they may contain listeria bacteria.


Hemp tea recalled due to potency 30th November 2020 /

Hemp tea recalled due to potency

House of Fine Foods Ltd is recalling all batches and all dates of its Higher Living Organic brand Green Tea Hemp.