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Soy Sauce Concerns: Woolworths Withdraws Products

Woolworths (NZ) Ltd has immediately and voluntarily withdrawn from sale in its Woolworths, Big Fresh and Price Chopper supermarkets all products mentioned in the British Food Standards Agency warnings.

Woolworths spokesman Mr Des Flynn says the withdrawal is a precaution pending further information from the product suppliers and the Ministry of Health.

"We operate a stringent Food Safety First programme and are taking no chances even though there may turn out to be no problem with these products as sold in New Zealand," he said.

The products withdrawn are:
Pearl River Bridge Dark Soy-Sauce 1.85 ltr and 600ml
Pearl River Bridge Light Soy Sauce 600ml
No Frills Plain Soy Sauce 300ml
No Frills Soya Sauce 500ml
Lee Kum Kee Oyster Sauce 255gm
Lee Kum Kee Premium Oyster Sauce 255gm
Lee Kum Kee Oyster Choy Sun Sauce 255gm.

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