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

Paxton & Whitfield is recalling both of its Pots of Pork because of concerns over the manufacturer’s procedures in place to control Clostridium botulinum. The products are manufactured by Cornish Charcuterie and relate to the recall they undertook on 15 August 2017.

Product details
Product: Paxton & Whitfield Pots of Pork Classic Shredded Pork
Pack size: All pack sizes
Best before end: All date codes up to and including 28/01/2019
Batch code: All batch codes

Product: Paxton & Whitfield Pots of Pork Shredded Pork with Sloe Gin
Pack size: All pack sizes
Best before end: All date codes up to and including 28/01/2019
Batch code: All batch codes

Paxon and Whitfield

No other Paxton & Whitfield products are known to be affected.

Risk
Manufacturing controls necessary to ensure the safety of the products listed above could not be demonstrated satisfactorily by the product 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 the above product do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store where it was bought for a full refund.

Action taken by the company
Paxton & Whitfield is recalling the above products. A point-of-sale notice will be displayed in stores where the products are sold. These notices explain to customers why the products are being recalled and tells them what to do if they have bought any of the product.

Source

Paxton & Whitfield – Pots of Pork Recalled

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