Fonterra has launched an investigation into the alleged presence of metal objects in it butter, following public complaints.
Brands managing director Peter McClure said that the company had recalled its Mainland Salted Butter 500 grams (Batch Number CV 12 with ‘Best before January 10, 2013 stamp) and Anchor Salted Butter 500 grams (Batch Number CV 28, with ‘Best before January 26, 2013’ stamp).
“We advise anyone with family or friends who may have bought this product to contact them in case they do not see or hear this announcement,’’ he said, as quoted by TVNZ.
There were no reports of injury.
The products should not be consumed but can be returned to the place of purchase with the appropriate packaging for a full refund.
For further information, call 0800-262467.