September 1, 2014

Massive Butter Recall in New Zealand

Fonterra Brands New Zealand has recalled 410,000 packs of butter after consumers found “fine metal objects” in the dairy product. The company said that “two isolated complaints” were received in January and again on February 9, 2012.

Product details:

  • Mainland Salted Butter
    • 500 gram packs
    • Code “Batch CV12″
    • Best before date January 10, 2013
  • Anchor Salted Butter
    • 500 gram packs
    • Code “Batch CV28″
    • Best before date January 26, 2013

The butter was packaged at Fonterra’s manufacturing site in Whareroa, at the nation’s largest butter plant. The products were sold in New Zealand stores. The company has not received any reports of injuries in connection with consumption of this product.

Fonterra asks that anyone who bought this product, or knows of family or friends who bought it, to return it to the place of purchase for a refund.

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