Progressive Enterprises is recalling packets of its Home Brand Jasmine Rice because of contamination with metal shavings, following a recall of the same product in Australia.

Woolworths Australia and the manufacturer Thai Ha Public Company Limited, which supplied the rice, are apologising to customers for inconvenience caused by the recall.

Name of Product: Home Brand Jasmine Rice 1kg; Package Description & Size: 1kg.

Identification: All Best before dates.

NZ Distribution: Foodtown, Countdown, SuperValue and FreshChoice supermarkets throughout New Zealand.

Reason for Recall: Foreign body contamination – metal shavings.

Comments: This recall is the result of consumer complaints. There has been no reported cases of illness/injury is associated with this recall. However any person concerned about their health should seek medical advice. Customers should return the product to their retailer for a full refund or phone 0800 404040 with any queries. Progressive Enterprises Ltd, 80 Favona Road, Mangere, Auckland.

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