Manufacturing defect suspected in canned meat products produced by Riipisen Riistaherkut Oy

25 April 2008 an addition to the product selection published on 10 April 2008:

Riipisen Riistaherkut Oy is withdrawing the following canned meat products from the market:

Karhu paté (Bear pate), 210 g
Riekko paté (Willow grouse pate), 210 g
Teeri paté (Black grouse pate), 210 g
Hirvi paté(Elk pate), 210 g
Poro paté (Reindeer pate), 210 g
Metso paté (Great grouse pate), 210g

Hirvi (Elk) 100%, 210 g
Poro (Reindeer) 100%, 210 g
Karhu (Bear) 100%, 210 g
Added: Savustettu Lapinpaté (Smoked Lappish pate), 210 g

The withdrawal concerns product batches with a sticker on the base showing the marking 8-2012 or 9-2012. The elliptical identification mark on the banderol of the can shows the number 3170.

Due to a possible error in the manufacture of the product, the safety of the food may have been compromised. The products in question must not be eaten.                      

Consumers in possession of these products can return them to the store where they were purchased, or contact Riipisen Riistaherkut Oy by e-mail or telephone.

Tel. weekdays between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Pekka Riipinen, +358 (0) 400 177627
Markus Riipinen, +358 (0) 500 177627   

The products can also be returned without charge using the parcel services of Matkahuolto. The parcels should be addressed to
Riipisen Riistaherkut Oy, Kuusamo 
Agreement No. 06730005 and marking: returned product 8-2012 or 9-2012

Riipisen Riistaherkut Oy asks consumers to provide their contact information with the returned product to obtain a replacement product.

The matter is at the National Food Safety Authority Evira handled by
Pirjo Korpela, Senior Food Inspector, tel.+358 (0) 2077 24235, or +358 (0) 50 386 8429,