News Video | Policy | GPs | Hospitals | Medical | Mental Health | Welfare | Search

 

Health Retailer Reassures Customers Over Pan Scare

New Zealand Owned Health Retailer Reassures Customers Over Pan Scare.

A leading health retailer is reassuring customers about the safety of New Zealand health products in the wake of the Pan Pharmaceuticals recall.

The New Zealand Food Safety Authority have today issued a list of products for recall. This is separate to the 219 products recalled in Australia.

Hardy's Healthy Living stores want concerned customers to call their 0800 number to clarify the status of any products they are not sure of. The number is 0800 83 33 33. The Hardy’s Healthy Living Website will also have updated information from 6pm tonight. (www.healthyliving.co.nz)

“We want to ensure our customers feel they can rely on our service, advice and products.” says Murray Hardy, Managing Director of Hardy's Healthy Living.

As a precaution, staff at the 25 stores throughout the country are today removing any stock manufactured by Pan Pharmaceuticals from their shelves until their status is made clear.

Murray and Margaret Hardy, directors of the nationwide chain have seventeen years experience in the health retail market. They say their stores operate at the top end of the market and believe at this stage only a small number of products in their stores will be compromised by the Pan situation.

“Our instant response to the Pan recall proves that strong quality control standards do exist within the New Zealand natural health industry,” said a concerned Margaret Hardy.

"There has been general confusion (due to lack of information) about how this will affect our market, when the dust settles I think there will be minimal impact for New Zealand consumers." Says Murray Hardy.

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 
Gordon Campbell: Best New Music Of 2017

Any ‘best of list’ has to be an exercise in wishful thinking, given the splintering of everyone’s listening habits... But maybe… it could be time for the re-discovery of the lost art of listening to an entire album, all the way through. Just putting that idea out there. More>>

Scoop Review of Books: Ten x Ten - One Hundred of Te Papa's Best-Loved Art Works

An idiosyncratic selection by ten art curators, each of whom have chosen ten of their favourite works. Handsomely illustrated, their choices are accompanied by full-page colour prints and brief descriptions of the work, explaining in straightforward and approachable language why it is of historical, cultural, or personal significance. More>>

Scoop Review of Books: Portacom City - Reporting On Canterbury Earthquakes

In Portacom City Paul Gorman describes his own deeply personal story of working as a journalist during the quakes, while also speaking more broadly about the challenges that confront reporters at times of crisis. More>>

Scoop Review of Books: Christopher Pugsley’s The Camera in the Crowd - Filming in New Zealand Peace and War 1895-1920

Pugsley brings to life 25 exhilarating years of film making and picture screening in a sumptuously illustrated hardback published by Oratia that tells the story through surviving footage unearthed from the national film archives. More>>

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland