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

Primula Ltd is recalling all Primula Cheese Spread tubes, (chilled and ambient) because the product might be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum due to a production fault. They have taken the precautionary step of recalling all products because one product might contain Clostridium botulinum.

Product details
Product code: Primula Plain Original Cheese Spread
Pack size: 150 g
Batch codes: all batch codes
Best-before dates: all dates

Product code: Primula Cheese Spread with Smoked Paprika
Pack size: 150 g
Batch codes: all batch codes
Best-before dates: all dates

Product code: Primula Cheese Spread with Jalapeno
Pack size: 150 g
Batch codes: all batch codes
Best-before dates: all dates

Product code: Primula Light Cheese Spread
Pack size: 150 g
Batch codes: all batch codes
Best-before dates: all dates

Product code: Primula Cheese Spread with Ham
Pack size: 150 g
Batch codes: all batch codes
Best-before dates: all dates

Product code: Primula Cheese Spread with Chive
Pack size: 150 g
Batch codes: all batch codes
Best-before dates: all dates

Product code: Primula Cheese Spread with Prawn
Pack size: 150 g
Batch codes: all batch codes
Best-before dates: all dates

Product code: Primula Original Cheese Spread (ambient)
Pack size: 100 g
Batch codes: all batch codes
Best-before dates: all dates

Product code: Primula Cheese Spread with Ham (ambient)
Pack size: 100 g
Batch codes: all batch codes
Best-before dates: all dates

Product code: Primula Cheese Spread with Chives (ambient)
Pack size: 100 g
Batch codes: all batch codes
Best-before dates: all dates

Primula

Risk statement
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.

Action taken by the company
Primula Ltd 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.

Customer notice: Primula Cheese

Our advice to consumers
If you have bought any of the above products, do not eat them. Instead contact Primula on 0800 716 551 or primula@kavli.co.uk to arrange a refund. If customers are making an essential trip to the store from where it was bought, they can return the item in-store for a full refund.

Source

Recall: Primula – Cheese Spread tubes

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