Recall issued for smoked manuka chicken

Turk's Poultry Farm Ltd brand Turk’s Whole Bird Manuka Smoked (minimum net weight 900gms). Photo: MPI.

A recall has been issued for a batch of Turk's Poultry Farm whole bird manuka smoked chicken.

The Ministry for Primary Industries says some chickens in batch 6728 may be undercooked, and the product should not be eaten.

Those affected have a best before date of 3/2/2021.

There have been no reports of illness.

However, the ministry says people who have eaten the chicken and have health concerns, should seek medical advice.

The chicken was only sold at supermarkets in the North Island, and customers should return the product for a full refund.

The affected product is sold at the following North Island supermarkets:


Countdown Auckland City

Countdown Botany Downs

Countdown Browns Bay

Countdown Glenfield

Countdown Hauraki Corner

Countdown Henderson

Countdown Highland Park

Countdown Hobsonville

Countdown Kelston

Countdown Lynfield

Countdown Manurewa

Countdown Mt Roskill

Countdown Northcote

Countdown Orewa

Countdown Penrose

Countdown Pukekohe South

Countdown St Johns

Countdown Sunnynook

Countdown Takapuna

Countdown Three Kings

Countdown Warkworth

Bay of Plenty

Countdown Tauranga

Central North Island

Countdown Taupo


Countdown Whitianga


Countdown Dargaville

Countdown Regent

Countdown Whangarei

Taranaki Region

Countdown The Valley

New World Stratford

Waikato Region

Countdown Bridge Street

Countdown Cambridge

Countdown Hamilton

Countdown Otorohanga

Countdown Te Awamutu

Countdown Te Rapa

Wellington Region

Countdown Masterton

New World Churton Park

Consumer advice

Customers are asked to check the batch and date mark on the product.

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

Customers should return the product(s) to their retailer for a full refund.

Who to contact

If you have questions, contact Turk's Poultry Farm Ltd:

  •   •  Phone: (06) 363 0013 or 0800 4 88757

  •   •  Address: Purcell Street West, Foxton

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