Mars Chocolate product recall: Update

Mars Chocolate UK today offered the trade an update on the product recall (after certain products manufactured on Holland were found to have been contaminated with plastic) which has been in the news over the past 24 hours.

in a statement the company said: “As quality and food safety are Mars’ top priorities, we have taken the precautionary decision to recall only these products detailed below after a piece of plastic was found in one of our products.

“This is an isolated incident relating to products manufactured in the Netherlands. No other varieties of chocolate, pack formats or bar sizes are affected in the UK and no other best before dates or products manufactured at any other location are impacted.”

Products affected are as follows:

BRAND

PRODUCT

BEST BEFORE DATE

MARS® Funsize

Fun size bag 250g

(Product Code: AV39F)

From 11/09/16 to 02/10/16

MILKY WAY® Funsize

Fun size bag 227g

(Product Code: AV39J)

02/10/16

Variety Funsize

Family Favourites (Product Code: AV33W)

From 29/05/16 to 14/08/16

Variety Funsize

Party Mix (Product Code: AV33T)

From 15/05/16 to 07/08/16

CELEBRATIONS®

 

388g box

(Product Code: AJ46N)

From 08/05/16 to 28/08/16

CELEBRATIONS®

 

245g box

(Product Code: AJ46R)

From 08/05/16 to 28/08/16

FOR RETAIL & FOODSERVICE CUSTOMERS ONLY

CELEBRATIONS®

 

2.5kg catering case

(Product Code: YF413)

07/08/16 and 14/08/16

 

Consumers who have one of the above products are requested not to consume it and to contact the Consumer Care team using the following details:

Mars Consumer Care:

Telephone:  0800 952 0084

Post:  Mars R1, FREEPOST, Mars Consumer Care

Email: recall@uk.mars.com

 

 

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