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Product recalls

Important product recalls are below

2017.07.19 Recall: Various haggis, black pudding and white pudding products

The following notice has been issued by the Food Standards Agency:

Macsween of Edinburgh Ltd has recalled a number of its products, including products manufactured for Lidl and Marks & Spencer, as a precautionary measure, because of concerns over the company's procedures in place to control Clostridium botulinum.

Product details

BrandProduct nameSizesUse-by date
Macsween of EdinburghDelicious Every Day Haggis227g, 454g, 500gUp to and including 18/08/2017
Macsween of EdinburghIn a Hurry Haggis130gUp to and including 18/08/2017
Macsween of EdinburghHaggis1kg, 1.36kgUp to and including 18/08/2017
Macsween of EdinburghTraditional Haggis454g, 907gUp to and including 18/08/2017
Macsween of EdinburghDelicious Every Day Haggis Gluten Free454gUp to and including 18/08/2017
Macsween of EdinburghHaggis CanapesAll sizesUp to and including 18/08/2017
Macsween of Edinburgh3 Bird HaggisAll sizesUp to and including 18/08/2017
Macsween of EdinburghIn a Hurry Vegetarian Haggis130gUp to and including 18/08/2017
Macsween of EdinburghDelicious Every Day Vegetarian Haggis227g, 454g, 500gUp to and including 18/08/2017
Macsween of EdinburghVegetarian Haggis1.36kgUp to and including 18/08/2017
Macsween of EdinburghIn a Hurry Black Pudding130gUp to and including 18/08/2017
Macsween of EdinburghDelicious Every Day Black Pudding454gUp to and including 18/08/2017
Lidl Donald & SonsScottish Haggis454All date codes
Lidl Donald & SonsHaggis Slice227gAll date codes
Lidl Donald & SonsBlack Pudding300gAll date codes
Lidl Donald & SonsBlack Pudding Slices227gAll date codes
Lidl Warren & SonsSliced Black Pudding227gAll date codes
Marks & SpencerScottish Haggis454gUp to and Including 26/07/2017
Marks & SpencerScottish 2 Haggis Slices130gUp to and Including 26/07/2017
Marks & SpencerBlack Pudding200gUp to and Including 28/07/2017
Marks & Spencer4 Black Pudding Slices227gUp to and Including 27/07/2017
Marks & SpencerWhite Pudding200gUp to and Including 28/07/2017

MacSweens 

No other Macsween of Edinburgh Ltd, Lidl and Marks & Spencer products are known to be affected

Risk
Manufacturing controls that could potentially affect the safety of the products could not be demonstrated satisfactorily by the manufacturer.

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
Macsween of Edinburgh Ltd is recalling the above products including products produced for Lidl and Marks & Spencer. Point-of-sale notices will be displayed in all retail stores that are selling these products.

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