Product recalls

Update on Investigation

The following has been released:
Independent investigation finds no further action required on fridge freezer model
An investigation into the fridge freezer involved in the Grenfell Tower fire has confirmed there is no need for further action.
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Product recalls

Important product recalls are below

2018.01.02 Recall: The Farmer's Son - black / white pudding and haggis products

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

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

Product details
Product: Haggis Bungs
Pack size: 1lb, 2lb & 4lb
Use-by dates:
20/12/17
27/12/17
03/01/18
10/01/18

Product: Haggis 4 Slice
Pack size: 300g
Use-by dates:
20/12/17
27/12/17
03/01/18
10/01/18

Product: Black and White Pudding 4 Slice
Pack size: 300g
Use-by dates:
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 product 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.

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