Te Kouma Bay brand Half Shell Coromandel Pacific Oysters

3 October 2016: Kia Ora Seafoods is recalling specific batches of its Te Kouma Bay brand Half Shell Coromandel Pacific Oysters (1 dozen / tray and individual oysters) because the specific batches contain elevated levels of E.coli.


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Te Kouma Bay brand Half Shell Coromandel Pacific Oysters (1 Dozen / Tray) 

Product identification

Product type Ready-to-eat seafood 
Name of product (size) Te Kouma Bay brand Half Shell Coromandel Pacific Oysters (1 dozen / tray and individual oysters)
Batch marking 5822 and 5823
Date marking

Best Before (Chilled): 04/09/2016, 05/09/2016 and 06/09/2016
Best Before (Frozen): 28/03/2018, 29/03/2018 and 30/03/2018

Package size and description

12 (1 dozen) half shell oysters are sold in 1 plastic tray covered by plastic wrap or individually unwrapped.

Distribution

New Zealand: The product is sold in supermarkets within Pak'n Save and New World stores throughout the North Island and the below retail stores as individual half shell oysters in the below timeframe:

Moana Pacific Fisheries (Wellington): 29/09/2016 – 01/10/2016
Manukau City Seafoods (Auckland):29/09/2016 – 02/10/2016

Overseas: The product has been exported to United States (Hawaii only) and French Polynesia.

Notes

This recall does not affect any other Te Kouma Bay brand products. Only the individual oysters purchased from the above premises within the special time frame are affected by this recall.

Consumer advice

Customers who purchased the 1 dozen / tray product are asked to check the batch and date marking on the product label located on the back of the tray. Only the individual oysters purchased from the above premises within the special time frame are affected by this recall.

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

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

Who to contact

If you have questions, contact Kia Ora Seafoods:

  • Phone: 09 268 2770
  • Address: 266 Roscommon Road, Manurewa, Auckland
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