New Zealand – Krazy Price Mart Ltd frozen camouflage grouper (kawakawa) – Ciguatoxin


Krazy Price Mart Ltd is recalling a specific batch of its frozen camouflage grouper (kawakawa) due to the presence of ciguatoxin, which may cause ciguatera poisoning if eaten.



Product identification
Product type Frozen whole fish (gutted)
Name of product Camouflage grouper (kawakawa)
Batch marking The fish is not labelled.
Date marking  No date marks appear on this product.

The product was available for sale between 10 March and 21 May 2020

Package size and description The product is sold as an individual whole fish (gutted) wrapped in clear plastic.
Distribution The product is imported from Fiji.

The product is sold only at Krazy Price Mart Ltd in Christchurch.

Notes This recall does not affect any other Krazy Price Mart products.

The fish was available from a chest freezer at Krazy Price Mart.

Consumer advice

Customers are asked to check when they purchased camouflage grouper (kawakawa) from Krazy Price Mart.

Affected product should not be consumed. There have been reports of associated illness in New Zealand. If you have consumed this product and have any concerns about illness, seek medical advice.

Customers should return the product to the retailer for a full refund.

For more information on ciguatoxin [PDF, 1.3 MB]

Who to contact

If you have questions, contact Krazy Price Mart:

  • Phone: 03 389 8786
  • Address: 431 Tuam Street, Phillipstown, Christchurch.

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