Paxton & Whitfield brand Pots of Pork Recall [UK]


UK FlagUK/London: Paxton & Whitfield brand Pots of Pork Recall [UK]Paxton & Whitfield recalls all batch/lots of two flavours of its Pots of Pork due to suspected Clostridium botulinum contamination and consequential risks of bacterial infection and illness, all serious health hazards. FSA: http://ht.ly/K8am30euVZJ

Direct link: https://www.food.gov.uk/news-updates/news/2017/16441/paxton-whitfield-recalls-both-flavours-of-its-pots-of-pork-because-of-a-failure-of-procedures-to-control-clostridium-botulinum

Additional information:
The UK Food Standards Agency (“FSA”) reports the following Pots of Pork are subject to recall:

  • Paxton & Whitfield Pots of Pork Classic Shredded Pork, all batch/lots and pack sizes with best-before end dates up to and including 28/01/2019
  • Paxton & Whitfield Pots of Pork Shredded Pork with Sloe Gin, all batch/lots and pack sizes with best-before end dates up to and including 28/01/2019

==> No barcodes, UPCs, EANs, or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Pots of Pork can be found on the Web site above.

According to the FSA, 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.

==> For information about Botulism, please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household rubbish, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Pots of Pork products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Clostridium botulinum contamination, please search for “Botulinum” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to contaminated or adulterated Pork products, please search for “pork” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
FSA Ref: FSA-PRIN-32-2017
Recalls Direct RIN: 9089-2017
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