Trading Standards Institute Advice

2019.10.11 Recall: Pasco Foods - cooking sauces

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

Pasco Foods Ltd is recalling several varieties of their own brand of cooking sauces because of concerns over the company's procedures in place to control Clostridium Botulinum.

Product details
Pasco Punjabi Butter Chicken Cooking Sauce
Pack size: 350 g
Batch code: 917052
Best-before date: 2021-07-16 (July 2021)

Pasco Delhi Tikka Masala Cooking Sauce
Pack size: 350 g
Batch code: 919019
Best-before date: 2021-09-16 (September 2021)

Pasco Delhi Tikka Masala Cooking Sauce
Pack size: 350 g
Batch code: 917052
Best-before date: 2021-07-16 (July 2021)

Pasco Goanese Vindaloo Cooking Sauce
Pack size: 350 g
Batch code: 915092
Best-before date: 2021-05-16 (May 2021)

Pasco Navratan Korma Cooking Sauce
Pack size: 350 g
Batch code: 915003
Best-before date: 2021-05-16 (May 2021)

Pasco Mumbai Palak Masala Cooking Sauce
Pack size: 350 g
Batch code: 918050
Best-before date: 2021-08-16 (August 2021)

Pasco Rajastani Jalfrezi Cooking Sauce
Pack size: 350 g
Batch code: 915003
Best-before date: 2021-05-16 (May 2021)

Pasco Rogan Josh Cooking Sauce
Pack size: 350 g
Batch code: 915092
Best-before date: 2021-05-16 (May 2021)

Pasco Navratan Korma Cooking Sauce
Pack size: 350 g
Batch code: 918050
Best-before date: 2021-08-16 (August 2021)

Pasco Punjabi Butter Chicken Cooking Sauce
Pack size: 350 g
Batch code: 913021
Best-before date: 2021-03-16 (March 2021)

Pasco Kashmiri Rogan Josh Cooking Sauce
Pack size: 350 g
Batch code: 913021
Best-before date: 2021-03-16 (March 2021)

No other Pasco Foods products are known to be affected.

Risk statement
Manufacturing controls that could potentially adversely 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
Pasco Foods 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.

Our advice to consumers
If you have bought any of the above products, do not eat them. Instead, return them to the store from where they were bought for a full refund.

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