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Catering supplier fails following FSA investigation

20 February 2018

Meat supplier Russell Hume has going into administration after its products were recalled and the company lost several accounts.

According to the BBC, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) had investigated the company over failure to comply with food hygiene regulations.

Administrator KPMG said the recall of products and delay in operations had resulted in the loss of customers, with a total of 266 staff made redundant as a result of the closure.

Joint administrator Chris Pole told the BBC that the priority will now be to work with employees and help them claim compensation from the Redundancy Payments Office.

"We will also be seeking buyers for the business and its assets," said Mr Pole.

With the issue of complying with legislation a major factor in the company's closure, it further emphasises the importance of this topic for FMs and service providers in all areas of the industry.

A statement from the Russell Hume directors said they would continue to work with the FSA, but felt that the actions taken had "been out of all proportion to the concerns it says it has identified".

"Prior to this, we had a long, unblemished record for supplying quality meat products," the directors stated.

The FSA said its actions had been appropriate "based on serious and widespread problems".

Russell Hume operated six production facilities in Liverpool, Birmingham, London, Boroughbridge, Exeter and Fife.


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