Taku Honey brand Honey with Lemon 500g

8 November 2017: Westervelt Owhaoko Honey Ltd is recalling a specific batch of its Taku Honey brand Honey with Lemon due to the possibility of the product containing sharp metal foreign matter.

Taku Honey brand Honey with Lemon 500g.
Taku Honey brand Honey with Lemon 500g.

Product identification

Product type Honey
Name of product (size)

Taku Honey brand Honey with Lemon 500g

Batch marking WHA1190
Date marking

Best before: 13/09/2020

Package size and description Sold in a 500g plastic jar

The product is sold in specialty food and souvenir stores throughout New Zealand, listed below:

  • AWPL, Auckland
  • DeBretts, Taupo
  • Chantels, Napier
  • The General Store Glenorchy, Glenorchy
  • Hannahs Bumble Balm, Taupo
  • Huckleberry Farms, Auckland
  • Huka Honey Hive, Taupo
  • Jadan Supermarket, Auckland
  • Kia Ora Souvenirs, Rotorua
  • OK Gift Shop, Auckland
  • The Merino Story, Tirau
  • Simply New Zealand Rotorua, Rotorua
  • Arrowtown Night and Day, Arrowtown
  • THL Waitomo Caves, Waitomo
  • Wai-o-tapu, Rotorua

 24 jars were exported to China.


This recall does not affect any other batches of this product or any other Westervelt Owhaoko Honey Ltd Taku Honey brand products.

Consumer advice

Customers are asked to check the best before date mark or batch number on the label.

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

Customers should return the products to their retailer for a full refund or phone 07 377 6371 with any queries.

Who to contact

If you have questions, contact Westervelt Owhaoko Honey Ltd:

  • Phone: 07 377 6371
  • Address: 19D Manuka Street, Taupo 3378.
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