New Zealand – Mamma Lucia brand Halloumi Cheese – E.coli


A pack of Mamma Lucia Brand Halloumi Cheese (180g)

Product identification
Product type Cheese
Name of product (size) Mamma Lucia brand Halloumi Cheese (180g)
Batch marking 20139
Date marking Use by 14 11 20
Package size and description The product is sold in a 180g plastic package.
Distribution The product is imported from Australia.

The affected product has only been sold at Mediterranean Foods Trattoria & Deli, 42 Constable Street, Newtown, Wellington.

Notes This recall does not affect any other Mamma Lucia brand products.

Consumer advice

Customers are asked to check the batch and date mark printed on the product packaging.

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

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

Escherichia coli (E. coli) is a bacterium that normally lives in the intestines of people and other warm-blooded animals. Although most strains of E. coli are harmless, some types can cause serious illness with severe diarrhoea and stomach cramps.

Who to contact

If you have questions, contact Mediterranean Foods (Wgtn) Limited:

  • Phone: 021 750 211
  • Address: 30 Landfill Road, Owhiro Bay, Wellington.

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