You might want to double-check your stock if you love the flavorful tater tots. Foodstuffs Own Brands recently recall Pams Mini Hash Browns because it was found that the tater-tots may contain contaminants that pose a risk to consumer’s health. New Zealand was the sole country affected by the recall.
A notice was posted by to announce the recall. The Ministry for Primary IndustriesMonday, May 2. The recall affects the Mini Hash Browns, a 750g size Pams brand. The product was packed in a cardboard box weighing 750 grams. A picture can be seen here. Click here. Recalled tater tots were a “Best Before”Date of “24 Apr 2024.”The recall notice states that the recall is being carried out. “does not affect any other batches of this product or any other Pams brand products.”The recall was limited to New Zealand customers and was sold only in Pak’nSave stores, New World and Four Square throughout South Island.
Foodstuffs Own Brands began the recall after it became apparent that a particular batch of Mini Hash Browns from Pams brands may have blue plastic pieces. These plastic pieces can pose a danger to anyone who eats the product. According to recall notices, “there have been no reports of associated injury, however if you have consumed any of this product and have any concerns about your health, seek medical advice.”
Customers who bought Mini Hash Browns Pams brand are asked to verify the best before date printed on the product. The recall affects tater tots and consumers should stop using them if they find this. Instead, return the product to the original purchase location for a full reimbursement. For any questions about the recall, consumers can call Foodstuffs Own Brands Ltd at (09)621 0600.
This is the latest recall that has affected the New Zealand market. On the same day as the tater-tot recall, Health Foods International Ltd informed consumers that International Nutrition Co. (INC), Shred Max Raspberry Coconut flavour bars had been recalled by Health Foods International Ltd due to an undeclared allergy. It was discovered that Shred Max Peanut caramel flavour bars were improperly packaged in Shred Max Raspberry Coconut flavor bar packaging. It was also announced on May 2 that Benedikt Imports Pty Ltd extended its recall of certain Elite brand confectionery products to all batches and all dates for Elite brand Chocolate Flavoured Spread.