Various Ghiotti brand mozzarella cheeses

19 May 2017: European Foods Ltd is recalling specific batches of its various Ghiotti brand mozzarella cheeses due to incorrect date marking.


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Ghiotti Mozzarella cheese products

Product identification

Product Name (Size)

Batch Marking

Date Marking
Ghiotti brand Mozzarella Fior di Latte (125g) Lot: LZ7100N Use by: 29/05/17, 04/06/17, 05/06/17
Ghiotti brand Mozzarella Fior di Latte (200g) Lot: LZ7100S Use by: 29/05/17, 04/06/17, 05/06/17
Ghiotti brand Mozzarella Buffalo (125g) Lot: LF709 9F Use by: 29/05/17, 04/06/17, 05/06/17
Ghiotti brand Mozzarella Buffalo (200g)

Lot: LF709 9F

Use by: 29/05/17, 04/06/17, 05/06/17
Ghiotti Mozzarella Cherry (200g) Lot: 00172660 Use by: 29/05/17, 04/06/17, 05/06/17

 

Product type Cheese
Package size and description The products are sold in plastic tubs with various weights depending on the type of product.
Distribution

The products are sold in supermarkets throughout the North Island.

The affected products are imported from Italy. The recall is being undertaken due to a problem associated with the date mark which was applied to the product when in New Zealand.

The affected products have not been exported.

Notes This recall does not affect any other Ghiotti brand products or any other products manufactured by European Foods Ltd.

Consumer advice

Customers are asked to check the batch and date marking printed on the lid of the products.

Affected products should not be consumed. There have been no reports of illness, however if you have consumed any of these products and have any concerns about your health, seek medical advice.

Customers should return the products to their retailer for a full refund.

Who to contact

If you have questions, contact European Foods Ltd:

  • Phone: 09 551 7410
  • Address: 6 Farmhouse Lane, St Johns, Auckland
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