Pestell's brand ham products

Updated on 08 December 2020: This recall has been updated to include the names of the supermarkets and retailers where the affected products are sold.

 

7 December 2020: Pestell's Rai Bacon Company Ltd is recalling specific batches of its Pestell's Champagne Ham, Pestell's Cooked Ham on the Bone, Pestell’s Boneless Ham, Pestell’s Boneless Ham pieces, and Pestell’s Sliced Ham off the Bone due to the presence of Listeria monocytogenes.

Pestell's Ham on the Bone (various weights).

 

Pestell's Boneless Rolled Ham (various weights).

 

Pestell's Sliced Ham (various weights).

 

Product identification

Product type

Ham

Name of product (size)

Whole ham

  • Pestell's Champagne Ham (various weights)
  • Pestell's Cooked Ham on the Bone (various weights)
  • Pestell's Boneless Ham (various weights)
  • Pestell's Boneless Ham pieces (various weights)

Sliced ham

  • Pestell's Sliced Ham off the Bone (various weights, 300g and 1kg)

Date and batch marking

Pestell's whole ham products: all batches with a use-by date up to and including 15.01.21.

Pestell's Sliced Ham Off the Bone vacuum packs with a use-by date up to and including 29.12.20 (this appears on the product as 29/DEC/20).

Pestell's Sliced Ham sold over the counter at delicatessens in selected Pak'n Save, New World, and Fresh Choice supermarkets in the South Island (listed below) with a best-before date up to and including 7.12.20.

Package size and description

Pestell's Ham on the Bone, Pestell's Boneless Rolled Ham, and Pestell's Sliced Ham off the Bone are sold in vacuum packs of various weights.

Pestell's Sliced Ham is sold in various weights over the counter at instore delicatessens in Pak'n Save, New World, and Fresh Choice supermarkets in the South Island (listed below).

Distribution

The packaged ham products are sold in the following supermarkets and retailers.

Canterbury

  • Four Square Fairlie
  • Four Square Hamner Springs
  • Four Square Reefton
  • Four Square West Melton, Christchurch
  • Funky Pumpkin , Christchurch
  • New World Fendalton, Christchurch
  • New World Rangiora
  • Pak'n Save Riccarton
  • Raeward Fresh Tower Junction, Christchurch
  • Super Value Fendalton, Christchurch
  • Verkerks Christchurch
  • Westmeat Christchurch

Nelson Marlborough

  • Benge & Co, Nelson
  • Connings Food Market,  Nelson
  • Four Square Havelock
  • Four Square Mapua
  • FreshChoice Nelson
  • FreshChoice Picton
  • Fresh Choice Richmond
  • New World Blenheim
  • New World Motueka
  • New World Nelson City
  • New World Stoke
  • Pak'n Save Blenheim
  • Pak'n Save Richmond
  • Pestell’s Nelson
  • Super Value Renwick, Blenheim
  • The Swedish Bakery & Café, Nelson
  • The Veggie Guy (The Vege Stall, Nelson)
  • The Veggie Guy Blenheim
  • Westmeat Blenheim
  • Williams Green Grocers , Blenheim

Tasman

  • Four Square Murchison
  • Four Square Tapawera
  • Fresh Choice Takaka
  • Owen River Lodge Limited
  • Raeward Fresh Richmond
  • Raeward Fresh Whole sale Richmond

West Coast

  • New World Greymouth

Greater Wellington

  • M&M Master Butcher, Paraparaumu
  • Moore Wilson’s Tory Street, Wellington
  • Super Value Featherston

Pestell's Sliced Ham is sold at the delicatessen counter at the following supermarkets in the South Island:

  • Fresh Choice Richmond
  • Fresh Choice Takaka
  • New World Blenheim
  • New World Motueka
  • New World Nelson City
  • New World Stoke
  • Pak'n Save Blenheim
  • Pak'n Save Richmond

The products have not been exported.

Notes

This recall does not affect any other Pestell's brand products.

Further distribution of the products is under assessment and will be updated when available.

No Countdown stores have received these products.

No Pak'n Save, New World, Four Square and Fresh Choice supermarkets in the North Island have received these products.

Consumer advice

Customers are asked to check the date and batch marking on the products.

Affected products should not be consumed unless the products are cooked thoroughly (piping hot all the way through). There have been reports of illness. If you have consumed any of these products and have any concerns about your health seek medical advice.

Customers should return the products to their retailer for a full refund or cook thoroughly (piping hot all the way through).

Information on Listeria and food safety is available on the following pages:

Media release: Recall to manage Listeria in Pestell's ham products sold in supermarkets and other retailers nationwide

Media release: Pestell's Ham recall updated to include names of supermarkets and stores where affected products are sold

Who to contact

If you have questions, contact Pestell's Rai Bacon Company Ltd:

  • Phone: 03 547 0116
  • Address: 22 McMahon Street, Stoke, Nelson.
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