MPI recalls 'uncooked' smoked chicken

  • 11/12/2015
Santa Rosa Manuka smoked chicken (
Santa Rosa Manuka smoked chicken (

Smoked chicken is the latest product at the centre of a food safety scare.

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has recalled Santa Rosa brand manuka smoked chicken after concerns it appeared to be undercooked.

It is the third product to be recalled this month by MPI after a listeria fear with Beehive champagne shaved ham and cases of Hepatitis A linked to Fruzio mixed berries.

The affected smoked chicken has a batch number of 169052 and best before date of January 1, 2016 and should not be eaten.

The 1kg shrink-wrapped chicken was sold at New World, Pak'nSave, Four Square and Countdown stores across New Zealand.

The product is sold in the following supermarkets throughout New Zealand:

MPI say there have been no reports of illness, however any person concerned about their health after consuming the chicken should seek medical advice.

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