Mamma Lucia brand Halloumi Cheese

21 July 2020: Mediterranean Foods (Wgtn) Limited is recalling a specific batch of Mamma Lucia brand Halloumi Cheese due to the presence of Ecoli.


A pack of Mamma Lucia Brand Halloumi Cheese (180g)
Mamma Lucia brand Halloumi Cheese (180g).


Product identification

Product type


Name of product (size)

Mamma Lucia brand Halloumi Cheese (180g)

Batch marking 20139

Date marking

Use by 14 11 20                                                                                                                        

Package size and description

The product is sold in a 180g plastic package.


The product is imported from Australia.

The affected product has only been sold at Mediterranean Foods Trattoria & Deli, 42 Constable Street, Newtown, Wellington.


This recall does not affect any other Mamma Lucia brand products.

Consumer advice

Customers are asked to check the batch and date mark printed on the product packaging.

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

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

Escherichia coli (E. coli) is a bacterium that normally lives in the intestines of people and other warm-blooded animals. Although most strains of E. coli are harmless, some types can cause serious illness with severe diarrhoea and stomach cramps.

Who to contact

If you have questions, contact Mediterranean Foods (Wgtn) Limited:

  • Phone: 021 750 211
  • Address: 30 Landfill Road, Owhiro Bay, Wellington.
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