Samurai Bowl brand frozen ramen noodle meal range

1 June 2019: Samurai Bowl is recalling all batches of its Samurai Bowl brand frozen ramen noodle meal range. The products may contain a toxin produced by Staphylococcus bacteria.  Consumers should not eat this product.

Samurai Bowl brand frozen ramen noodle meal range
Product identification

Product type

Ramen noodle frozen meals

Name of product (size)

Samurai Bowl Miso Ramen (820g)

Samurai Bowl Spicy Miso (820g)

Samurai Bowl Original Ramen (820g)

Samurai Bowl Tonketsu (820g)

Batch marking

All batches and dates of these 4 products

Package size and description

The products are sold frozen in an 820g box 


The products are sold at:

  • Samurai Bowl, Christchurch
  • Kostco stores in Riccarton, Shirley, Blenheim
  • Japan Mart, Christchurch
  • Tokyo Food, Christchurch
  • Sunson Asian Food Market, Christchurch
  • Basic Chinese Supermarket, Christchurch
  • U Plus, Queenstown
  • Haere Mai Asian Food Mart, Wellington
  • Uni Mart, Dunedin  

The products have not been exported.


This recall does not affect any other Samurai Bowl brand products

Consumer advice

Customers are asked to check whether they have any of the affected products.

Affected products should not be consumed. The toxin produced by Staphylococcus bacteria is not easily destroyed at normal cooking temperatures.  

There have been no reports of associated illness. If you have consumed any of these products and have any concerns about your health, seek medical advice.

Customers should return the product to their retailer for a full refund or phone 03 379 6752 with any queries.

Who to contact

If you have questions, contact Samurai Bowl:

  • Phone: 03 379 6752
  • Address: 5/5/74 Colombo Street, Christchurch.
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