Nemos Food Company, Glasgow recalls its sandwiches, wraps, baguettes, rolls, pasta and pakoras

06 November 2015

Consumers should be aware that Nemos Food Company, Glasgow has recalled its sandwiches, wraps, baguettes, rolls, pasta and pakoras due to lack of validation of shelf life applied to the products. The McIntyre’s products are packed in individual plastic containers. Products should not be consumed and returned to shop or store where purchased.


Heads of Environmental Health Services need to be aware that Nemos Food Company, 6 Hanson Street, Glasgow G31 2JW has been producing and selling McIntyre’s branded products with an extended shelf life in the absence of shelf life validation contrary to Article 14 of EU/178/2002. There are also concerns regarding the Company’s ability to demonstrate adequate product traceability contrary to Article 18 of EU/178/2002.

Despite investigations by the enforcement authority, we are aware there are businesses supplied with the McIntyre’s branded product from this business that have not been notified and as a result products remain on the market.

FSS have been advised that distribution affects food businesses operating in Scotland only.

Identification of the products:

The McIntyre’s products are packed in individual plastic containers.

Product: Various Sandwiches, Wraps, Baguettes, Rolls, Pasta (Fillings include varieties of Tuna, Egg, Chicken and Cheese) and Pakora (Vegetable and Chicken)

Description: as above

Pack Size: Various. To help food safety officers correctly identify this product, a picture of the packaging can be found below.

Advice to consumers:

If you have bought this product, do not consume it.

Actions to be taken by enforcement authorities:

Local authorities are requested to make contact with the relevant retailers in their area. If any of these products are found during inspections, enforcement officers should ensure that they are withdrawn from sale and destroyed, if necessary using powers under the Food Safety Act 1990 and Regulation 27 of the Food Hygiene (Scotland) Regulations 2006

 

ENQUIRIES ABOUT THE CONTENT OF THIS FOOD ALERT SHOULD BE MADE TO THE INTELLIGENCE, INCIDENTS AND DELIVERY ASSURANCE BRANCH OF FOOD STANDARDS SCOTLAND
TEL: 01224 285138; FAX: 01224 285110; E-mail: incidents@fss.scot
Food Standards Scotland, Old Ford Road, Aberdeen AB11 5RL

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