The Farmer’s Son is recalling the following products because of concerns over the company’s procedures in place to control Clostridium botulinum.
|Brand||Product||Size||'Use By' date|
|The Farmer’s Son||
Haggis 4 Slice 300g
1lb, 2lb & 4lb
|The Farmer’s Son||
Black Pudding 4 Slice
White Pudding 4 Slice
No other The Farmer’s Son products are known to be affected
Manufacturing controls that could potentially affect the safety of the products listed above could not be demonstrated satisfactorily by the company. The issue relates to controlling factors to prevent the growth and toxin production of Clostridium botulinum. Botulinum toxin may cause a serious form of food poisoning called botulism and can be fatal. A recall from customers is being carried out as a precautionary measure.
Our advice to consumers:
If you have bought any of the above products do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.
Action taken by the company:
The Farmer’s Son is recalling the above products. Point of sale notices will be displayed in all retail stores that are selling these products. These notices explain to customers why the products are being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product. Please see the attached notice.
The Farmers Son
Vacuum packed Haggis, Black Pudding and White Pudding
Haggis Bungs of 1lb, 2lb and 4lb. Packs of 4 slices (300g). Use by dates: 20/12/17, 27/12/17, 3/1/18 and 10/1/18
Black Pudding and White Pudding: Packs of 4 slice (300g). Use by dates: 21/12/17, 28/12/17, 4/1/18 and 11/1/18
No other Use-by dates are affected and included in this recall.
Vacuum packs of the above products are being recalled due to concerns over the procedures to control Clostridium botulinum. This is a precautionary measure and no Clostridium botulinum has been identified in any of the above products.
We are very sorry for any inconvenience caused. The Farmers Son
ENQUIRIES ABOUT THE CONTENT OF THIS PRODUCT RECALL INFORMATION NOTICE SHOULD BE MADE TO: THE SCOTTISH FOOD CRIME AND INCIDENTS UNIT, FOOD STANDARDS SCOTLAND, TEL: 01224 288379; FAX: 01224 285110; E-mail: email@example.com Food Standards Scotland, Old Ford Road, Aberdeen AB11 5RL
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