Trading Standards Institute Advice

17.08.16 Recall: Cornish Charcuterie - various pates and rillettes

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

Cornish Charcuterie is recalling various types of pates and rillettes because of concerns over the company's procedures in place to control Clostridium botulinum.

Product details
Product: Cornish Charcuterie Mushroom Pate
Pack size: All pack sizes
Best before end: All date codes up to and including 28/01/2019
Batch code: All batch codes

Product: Cornish Charcuterie Spicy Bean Crush Pate
Pack size: All pack sizes
Best before end: All date codes up to and including 28/01/2019
Batch code: All batch codes

Product: Cornish Charcuterie Salmon Pate with Lemon
Pack size: All pack sizes
Best before end: All date codes up to and including 03/07/2018

Batch code: All batch codes
Product: Cornish Charcuterie Salmon Pate with Horseradish and Dill
Pack size: All pack sizes
Best before end: All date codes up to and including 07/07/2018
Batch code: All batch codes

Product: Cornish Charcuterie Duck Rillette with Cranberries
Pack size: All pack sizes
Best before end: All date codes up to and including 28/01/2019
Batch code: All batch codes

Product: Cornish Charcuterie Chicken Rillette with Lemon
Pack size: All pack sizes
Best before end: All date codes up to and including 28/01/2019
Batch code: All batch codes

Product: Cornish Charcuterie Mushroom Pork Rillette
Pack size: All pack sizes
Best before end: All date codes up to and including 28/01/2019
Batch code: All batch codes

Product: Cornish Charcuterie Pork Rillette with Sloes
Pack size: All pack sizes
Best before end: All date codes up to and including 28/01/2019
Batch code: All batch codes

Cornish charcuterie 

No other Cornish Charcuterie 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 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 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
Cornish Charcuterie 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.

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