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product news: Mars recalls products

26 February, 2016

Mars Chocolate UK has recalled a limited number of products manufactured in the Netherlands due to the potential presence of pieces of plastic.  

Mars released a statement saying: “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:

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

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 Mars 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

Keywords: Mars, recall




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