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Food recalls 2012

Recalled food products: Blue River Sheep's Milk Ice-cream Vanilla

Date notified to MPI:

Thursday 20 September 2012

Food Product:

Ice-Cream

Name of Product and Identification

Blue River Sheep’s Milk Ice-cream
Milk Maid’s Vanilla

All best before dates up to and including 3rd August 2013

Package Description & Size:

850ml tubs

NZ Distribution:

The product is sold in all main supermarkets and specialty stores throughout New Zealand.

Overseas Distribution:

None

Reason for Recall:

Allergen Warning
Blue River Dairy is initiating a recall of their Milk Maid’s Vanilla Sheep Milk Ice-cream after discovering that the product had been incorrectly labelled. The label states that the product is Allergy Tolerant, Lactose & Dairy Friendly. This could be interpreted as meaning the product is lactose and dairy free which it is not.

Comments:

Consumers who are allergic to Blue River Sheep’s Milk Ice-cream are advised not to consume this product. Any person concerned about their health should seek medical advice.

Consumers who are allergic to Blue River Sheep’s Milk Ice-cream should return the product to their retailer for a full refund or phone Blue River Dairy on (03) 211 5150 with any queries.

This recall does not affect any other Blue River Dairy product.

Blue River Dairy LP
111 Nith Street, Invercargil


Recalled food products: Waikato Valley ‘Forest Fruit’ Chocolate Bar

Date notified to MPI:

Friday 13 July 2012

Food Product:

Chocolate Bar

Name of Product and Identification:

Waikato Valley ‘Forest Fruit’ Chocolate Bar
Best before 18.12.2013

Package Description & Size:

200g block

NZ Distribution:

The product is sold exclusively through The Warehouse stores nationwide.

Overseas Distribution:

None

Reason for Recall:

Waikato Valley Chocolate Ltd are recalling one batch of Waikato Valley ‘Forest Fruit’ 200g chocolate bars after discovering the product contains almonds which is not labelled as required.

Comments:

Consumers who are allergic to almonds are advised not to consume this product. Any person concerned about their health should seek medical advice.
If customers have purchased the ‘Forest Fruit’ flavour of chocolate between 26th June 2012 -12th July 2012 with a best before date of 18.12.13, should return it to any The Warehouse store for a full refund. Customers may phone The Warehouse on 0800 422 274 with any queries.
To assist with the processing of refunds, customers are requested to provide their receipt where possible. Waikato Valley Chocolate Ltd apologises for any inconvenience caused.
This recall does not affect any other Waikato Valley Chocolate Ltd chocolate bars.


Recalled food products: Extra Joss Active Powdered drink

Date notified to MAF:

28 June 2012

Food Product:

Powdered drink

Name of Product:

‘Extra Joss Active’ powdered drink with free sports bottle (special offer 2 pack)

Package Description & Size:

Two packs, each containing six energy drink sachets, wrapped together in an outer package with a free sports bottle

Identification:

Recall applies to product included in the two pack special offer only - which comes with a free sports bottle

NZ Distribution:

The product is sold in Countdown, New World and Pak n Save stores throughout New Zealand

Overseas Distribution:

Nil

Reason for Recall:

Tai-Pan Trading Ltd are initiating a recall of their ‘Extra Joss Active’ powdered drink (2 packs) with free sports bottle deal after discovering that the external packaging has been incorrectly labelled.
The product contains Royal Jelly. A warning statement alerting people who are allergic to Royal Jelly or who have asthma, to the potential for a severe allergic reaction if they consume this product, is not present on the external packaging label.
Consumers who are allergic to Royal Jelly or who have asthma are advised not to consume this product due to the absence of a sufficient required warning statement on the outer packaging of this 2-pack/sports drink special offer.
Any person concerned about their health should seek medical advice.
Consumers who are allergic to Royal Jelly or suffer from asthma should return the product to their retailer for a full refund or phone 027 2206775 with any queries.
Tai-Pan Trading Ltd
P.O. Box 6821, Wellington


Recalled Food Product: Weka Cider

Date notified to MAF:

Wednesday 4 April 2012

Food Product:

Alcoholic beverage

Name of Product:

WEKA APPLE CIDER

WEKA PEAR CIDER

Best before dates between 28/12/12 and 02/04/13

Package Description & Size:

330ml bottles sold as a four pack.

NZ Distribution:

These products are sold in major supermarkets and selected liquor stores throughout New Zealand.

Overseas Distribution:

None

Reason for Recall:

Undeclared allergen

Comments:

Moa Brewing Company is recalling Weka Apple Cider and Weka Pear Cider after discovering that the product has been incorrectly labelled and the “Contains Sulphites” declaration was inadvertently omitted.

Weka Apple Cider and Weka Pear Cider should not be consumed by people allergic to sulphites. There have been no reports of illness, however any person concerned about their health should seek medical advice.

If you are allergic to sulphites and you purchased Weka Apple Cider or Weka Pear Cider after 28/12/11 please contact Moa Brewing Company on 09 367 9492 for information on the recall process.

This recall only affects the Weka Cider products.

MOA BREWING COMPANY
Jacksons Road, RD3
Blenheim, Marlborough


Recalled Food Products: Hellers Sausages

Date notified to MAF:

Wednesday 14 March 2012

Food Product:

Sausages

Name of Product and identification:

Hellers precooked flavoured sausages

  • Chinese Honey Flavour

  • Spicy Italian Flavour

  • Super Savoury Flavour

  • Chunky Cheese Flavour

  • Original Gluten Free Flavour

All Use By dates up to and including 18 April 2012

Package Description & Size:

1kg packs

NZ Distribution:

Sold in retail outlets throughout the North Island only.

Overseas Distribution:

None

Reason for Recall:

Hellers Limited are initiating a recall of the above flavoured sausages after discovering some product may contain traces of gluten.

Comments:

Consumers who are allergic to gluten are advised not to consume this product. If you are not allergic to gluten, these products are safe to consume.
No other Hellers products are affected.
Consumers who are concerned they may have affected product and wish to return it for a full refund should return the product to their retailer or phone 0800 HELLERS (8.00am until 5.00pm Monday – Friday) with any queries.
Hellers Limited
10 Ha Cresent
PO Box 97725
Manukau
Auckland


Recalled food products: Biscuits (Crown Pie)

Date notified to MAF:

06 March 2012

Food Product:

Biscuits (Crown Pie)

Name of Product:

Crown Pie ‘Chocolate pie with marshmallow cream’ (biscuit)

Package Description & Size:

180 g carton with 8 individually wrapped biscuits

Identification:

All batches.

NZ Distribution:

The affected product is sold in all leading supermarkets, Asian stores and independent retail outlets throughout New Zealand.

Reason for Recall:

The egg ingredient (allergen) is not declared on the individual foil wrapping around each biscuit inside the carton.

Comments:

Oriental Merchant PTY Ltd (NZ) is recalling Crown Pie - Chocolate Pie with Marshmallow Cream, 180g, after discovering that the egg ingredient (allergen) is not declared on the individual foil wrapping around each biscuit inside the carton. The product contains 0.4% egg and therefore should not be consumed by people who are allergic to eggs.

There has been one reported case of illness; any person concerned about their health should seek medical advice.

This imported product (origin: Korea) is sold in all leading supermarkets, Asian stores and independent retail outlets throughout New Zealand. Customers concerned with the presence of egg in this product, should return the product to their retailer for a full refund or phone 0800 10 33 05 for any advice.

This recall only affects this product.
Oriental Merchant Pty Ltd
Unit 10, 9 Manu St,
PO Box 22506, Otahuhu
AUCKLAND