Fourth sugar recall prompts New Zealand Food Safety investigation

A Stuff article.

An investigation has been launched after a fourth recall of sugar from Countdown supermarkets on Wednesday.

The recall applies to about 8000 packets of Woolworths raw sugar, previously recalled because of the potential for low level lead contamination.

In a statement, New Zealand Food Safety (NZFS) deputy director general Vincent Arbuckle‚Äč said Sugar New Zealand had provided incorrect information to supermarkets which resulted in them releasing the sugar to consumers.

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