Recall of Frozen Mussel Meat in New Zealand Due to Possible Contamination with Listeria monocytogenes

Issue Date 25 November 2007
Source of Information New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA)
Food Product Frozen mussel meat
Name of Product Frozen mussel meat
Name of Manufacturer Sanford Limited
Product Description Imported from New Zealand into Hong Kong under the following NZFSA Health Certificates:
  • NZL2007/FEL90/421077
  • NZL2007/FEL90/421241
  • NZL2007/FEL90/421453
  • NZL2007/FEL90/421552
  • NZL2007/FEL90/422451
Durability Indication --
Reason for Recall Product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes
Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety The CFS has contacted the local importers concerned and alerted the trade of the incident. CFS is closely monitoring the situation.
Advice to the Trade Stop selling the affected product.
Advice to Consumers Cook frozen mussel meat thoroughly before consumption
Further Information The CFS press release

Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
25 November 2007