Pak'n Save Sylvia Park brand mince products

29 July 2020: Pak'n Save Sylvia Park is recalling specific batches of NZ Beef Premium Mince, NZ Beef Prime Mince, NZ Beef Mince, NZ Pork Mince and NZ Lamb Mince as the products may contain foreign matter (very fine metal pieces).

Pack of Pak'n Save brand Mince
An example of a Pak'n Save mince product.


Product identification

Product type


Name of product (size)

  • Pak'n Save brand NZ Beef Premium Mince (various weights)
  • Pak'n Save brand NZ Beef Prime Mince (various weights)
  • Pak'n Save brand NZ Beef Mince (various weights)
  • Pak'n Save brand NZ Pork Mince (various weights)
  • Pak'n Save brand NZ Lamb Mince (various weights)

Date marking

All best before dates up to and including 01.08.20.

Package size and description

The products are sold in plastic packaging of various weights.


The products are only sold at Pak'n Save Sylvia Park.


This recall does not affect any other Pak'n Save brand products.

This recall is a result of processing equipment failure. The metal pieces are very fine and are unlikely to cause injury.

Consumer advice

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

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

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

Who to contact

If you have questions, contact Pak’n Save Sylvia Park:

  • Phone: 09 526 1790
  • Address: 286 Mt Wellington Highway, Mt Wellington, Auckland.
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