SCOTTISH smoked salmon products are being recalled over botulism fears.

Food Standards Scotland said the Ru An Fhodar Smokehouse is recalling products as a precautionary measure after concerns about procedures to control clostridium botulinum.

The bacteria which can result in fatal botulism poisoning if it grows on food.

Products with a possible health risk are the Scottish Farmed Hot Smoked Salmon and Scottish Farmed Smoked Salmon.

Goods being recalled for the former are individual fillet portions and salmon sides with a use by date of up to and including May 6, 2018.

Those in the latter category are individual portions, trimmings and sides that have a use by date up to and including May 6, 2018.

Packs that have additional oval EC approval number within date period are not affected.

A Food Standards Scotland spokeswoman said: "No other Ru An Fhoder Smokehouse products are known to be affected

"However, if you have bought any of the above product(s) do not eat it.

"Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund."