Countdown brand Trevally Fillets

4 December 2018: Woolworths NZ Ltd is recalling a specific batch of its Countdown brand Trevally Fillets as the product contains an elevated level of histamine.


Countdown brand Trevally Fillets
Countdown brand Trevally Fillets
Product identification

Product type

Fresh fish fillets

Name of product (size)

Countdown brand Trevally Fillets

Date marking

Best Before 16.Nov.18 to 26.Nov.18

Package size and description

The product is sold over the fish counter, or in trays wrapped in plastic.


The product is sold in Countdown stores throughout the North Island and online on the:

The product has not been exported.


This recall does not affect any other Countdown brand products.

Increased levels of histamine causes scombroid poisoning. 

Consumer advice

Customers are asked to check the date mark on the product label.

Affected products should not be consumed. There have been reports of illness in New Zealand. If you have consumed any of this product and have any concerns about your health, seek medical advice.

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

Who to contact

If you have questions, contact Countdown:

  • Phone: 0800 40 40 40
  • Address: 80 Favona Road, Mangere, Auckland.
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