New Zealand – Speirs Foods (2018) Limited ready to eat salads – Listeria monocytogenes

MPI

On 10 July 2021: Speirs Foods (2018) Limited is recalling specific batches of its Chicken Caesar Penne, Hawaiian Pasta with Creamy Dressing, and Loaded Potato ready to eat salads due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes.

Product identification
Product type Ready-to-eat salad
Name of product (size)
  • Chicken Caesar Penne (200g, 350g, and in-store deli counters) Use-by date 13 JUL 21
  • Hawaiian Pasta with Creamy Dressing (250g, 400g, and in-store deli counters) Use-by date 11 JUL 21
  • Loaded Potato (400g, and in-store deli counters) Use-by date 12 JUL 21
Date marking Product sold in plastic packaging has a Use-by date specified above.

Product sold at in-store deli counters will have a date applied by the deli counter and may be different to what is included above.

Sold in stores up to and including 10 July 2021.

Package size and description The product is sold in 250g, 350g and 400g plastic packaging.

Chicken Caesar Penne and Loaded Potato are available at Four Square,  Pak’n Save and New World in-store deli counters.

Distribution The products are sold in Four Square,  Pak’n Save and New World stores throughout New Zealand.

Consumer advice

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

Affected products should not be consumed unless the product is cooked thoroughly (piping hot all the way through). 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 or cook thoroughly (piping hot all the way through).

More information on Listeria

Who to contact

If you have questions, contact Speirs Foods (2018) Limited:

  • Phone: 0800 36 63 246
  • Address: 21 Lower High Street, Marton.

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