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The Farmer’s Son is recalling various products because of concerns over the company’s procedures in place to control Clostridium botulinum

The Farmer’s Son is recalling the following products because of concerns over the company’s procedures in place to control Clostridium botulinum. 

Product details:

Brand Product Size 'Use By' date
The Farmer’s Son

Haggis Bungs

Haggis 4 Slice 300g

1lb, 2lb & 4lb

300g

20/12/17

27/12/17

03/01/18

10/01/18

The Farmer’s Son

Black Pudding 4 Slice

White Pudding 4 Slice

300g

300g

21/12/17

28/12/17

04/01/18

11/01/18

No other The Farmer’s Son products are known to be affected

Risk:

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

Products recalled:

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.

If you have purchased any of these products listed, please dispose of it and contact us on Email info@thefarmersson.com Phone 07731398744 or Office 0131 463 8123 and we will arrange a refund.

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: incidents@fss.scot Food Standards Scotland, Old Ford Road, Aberdeen AB11 5RL

 

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