Seafood Harbour brand Pacific Oysters

3 February 2017: Seafood Harbour is recalling its Pacific Oysters (pottle and half shell oysters) sold from Seafood Harbour on or after 17 January 2017 as the product may be affected by a recent norovirus contamination event in the Mahurangi Harbour.


Seafood Harbour brand Pacific Oysters
Seafood Harbour brand Pacific Oysters

Product identification

Product type Shellfish
Name of product (size)

Seafood Harbour brand Pacific Oysters (Pottle, various weight)
Seafood Harbour brand Half Shell Pacific Oysters (1 Dozen)
Seafood Harbour brand Half Shell Pacific Oysters (5 Dozens)
Seafood Harbour brand Half Shell Pacific Oysters (25 Dozens)

Date marking

All products sold from Seafood Harbour (5 Kent Street, New Market, Auckland) on or after 17 January 2017.

Package size and description

Seafood Harbour brand Pacific Oysters in pottle is sold in a clear plastic pottle.
Seafood Harbour brand Half Shell Pacific Oysters (1 Dozen) is sold in a polystyrene tray wrapped with clear plastic film.
Seafood Harbour brand Half Shell Pacific Oysters (5 Dozens) is sold in a cardboard box.
Seafood Harbour brand Half Shell Pacific Oysters (25 Dozens) is sold in a polystyrene bin.

Distribution

The products are sold from Seafood Harbour (5 Kent Street, New Market, Auckland) and from restaurants and food service distributors in Auckland, Hamilton and New Plymouth.
The products have not been exported.

Notes

This recall does not affect any other Seafood Harbour branded products or any other products sold by Seafood Harbour.

Consumer advice

Affected products should not be consumed. There have been associated reports of norovirus illness in New Zealand. Norovirus gastroenteritis generally presents with vomiting followed by diarrhoea. People who believe they have eaten affected oysters to see their GP if symptoms are severe or persistent or if they are unable to keep hydrated.

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

Who to contact

If you have questions, contact Seafood Harbour:

  • Phone: 09 529 0222
  • Address: 5 Kent Street, Newmarket, Auckland
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