Food Alert – Stop consuming prepackaged haggis and black pudding products with potential microbiological risk.
|Source of Information||The UK Food Standards Agency and Food Safety Authority of Ireland|
|Food Product||Prepackaged haggis and black pudding products|
|Name of Importer|
|Product name and Description||Product name: Scottish Haggis
Brand: Marks & Spencer
Place of origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer: Macsween of Edinburgh
Product code: 00104456
Net weight: 454 grams per pack
Use by date: All dates up to and including July 26, 2017
Product name: Black Pudding
Product name: 4 Black Pudding Slices
Product name: 2 Haggis Slice
|Reason For Issuing Alert||– The Centre for Food Safety (CFS), through its Food Incident Surveillance System, learned of the notices issued by the UK Food Standards Agency and Food Safety Authority of Ireland that the manufacturer of the products is recalling the affected batches of products because of a production error that may pose a microbiological risk.|
|Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety||– The CFS immediately followed up with Marks & Spencer, the importer of the affected products in Hong Kong. According to the information provided by the importer, the above-mentioned products were imported to Hong Kong for sale in its retail outlets only. It has already stopped sale and removed from shelves the affected batches of products, and initiated a recall.
– The CFS will continue to follow up and take appropriate action. Investigation is ongoing.
|Advice to the Trade|
|Advice to Consumers
||– Stop consuming the affected batches of products if they have purchased any.|
|Further Information||The CFS press release
– Members of the public may call Marks & Spencer hotline at 3656 2253 during office hours.