Half-shell Pacific oysters produced by Kia Ora Seafoods

Kia Ora Seafoods is recalling a specific batch of its half-shell Pacific oysters (1 dozen tray and 4 pack tray) because it contains an elevated level of E.coli.
1 dozen tray of Kia Ora Seafoods half-shell pacific oysters
Half-shell Pacific oysters produced by Kia Ora Seafoods

Product identification

Product type Ready-to-eat seafood
Name of product (size)

Half-shell Pacific oysters produced by Kia Ora Seafoods (1 dozen tray and 4 pack tray)

Batch marking 5869
Date marking

Best Before (Chilled): 29.11.2016

Package size and description

12 (1 dozen) Half-shell oysters are sold in a plastic tray covered by plastic wrap and in a 4 pack tray covered by plastic wrap.


Auckland: Premium Seafood’s Retailers & Wholesale (sells 12 (1 dozen) half-shell oysters only) and Realfresh Seafood (sells 4 pack only).

This product has not been exported.

This recall does not affect any other products from Kia Ora Seafoods.
Kia Ora Seafood does not appear on the product label. Check for the following code on the label of the 12 (1 dozen) Half-shell oyster: PH144
4 pack half-shell oysters are labelled as: 'Pacific oyster jumbo size'. Check the Best Before date as other dates are not affected.

Consumer advice

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

Affected product should not be consumed. There have been no reports of illness, however if you have consumed any of these oysters and have any concerns about your health or an illness, seek medical advice.

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

Who to contact

If you have questions, Kia Ora Seafoods:

  • Phone: 09 268 2770
  • Address: 266 Roscommon Road, Wiri, Auckland
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