Derby-based Fairfax Meadow has begun the voluntary withdrawal of some of its meat products from its customers in the catering trade following unannounced inspections by the Food Standards Agency and Food Standards Scotland on Thursday 8 February.
Fairfax’s customers include Jurys Inn, Greene King, Crowne Plaza, Marriott, Giraffe restaurants, Nando’s and Wetherspoons.
The firm, which has its head office in Derby received unannounced inspections which revealed concerns about the procedures and processes the company had been using to apply use by dates on some of its products.
A statement from the Food Standards Agency said: “Our review is ongoing but the company has acted properly and proportionately in swiftly withdrawing potentially affected products from the market.
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