Synlait's Talbot Forest Cheese opted to move fast on recall

Rebecca Howard
Mon, 27 Jul 2020

Synlait Milk’s Talbot Forest Cheese opted to act fast and implement a precautionary recall of more than two dozen products even though the presence of listeria had not been confirmed. Synlait bought the Temuka-based company for $37.8 million in August last year. On Friday, the Ministry for Primary Industries said it had received unconfirmed test results indicating the presence of listeria in one of the products processed at the Talbot Forest Cheese factory in Temuka. Today it said the test was still unconfirmed and did not indicate whe...
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