Recall: Mars Chocolate Products

The following notice has been issued by the manufacturer:

Mars Chocolate UKMars Recall

Product Recall

Mars Chocolate UK has taken the precautionary step of recalling products produced in the Netherlands that possibly contain pieces of plastic. Other products are being recalled in Europe which have not been distributed via the Mars UK distribution route.

The UK recall from consumers concerns only the products below, with the stated ‘best before’ dates, which were manufactured in the Netherlands and distributed in the UK.

Product: Mars Funsize
Product code: AV39F
Pack size: Fun size bag 250g
‘Best before’ end: from 11 September 2016 to 2 October 2016

Product: Milky Way Funsize
Product code: AV39J
Pack size: Fun size bag 227g
‘Best before’ end: 2 October 2016

Product: Variety Funsize, Family Favourites
Product code: AV33W
‘Best before’ end: from 29 May 2016 to 14 August 16

Product: Variety Funsize, Party Mix
Product code: AV33T
‘Best before’ end: from 15 May 2016 to 7 August 2016

Product: Celebrations
Product code: AJ46N
Pack size: 388g box
‘Best before’ end: from 8 May 2016 to 28 August 2016

Product: Celebrations
Product code: AJ46R
Pack size: 245g box
‘Best before’ end: from 8 May 2016 to 28 August 2016

Products recalled from retail and foodservice business customers only:

Product: Celebrations, 2.5kg catering case
Product code: YF413
Pack size: 388g
‘Best before’ end: 7 August 2016 and 14 August 2016

Advice to consumers

If you have bought one of the above products, do not eat it. Instead, please contact the Mars Consumer Care Team:

Telephone: 0800 952 0084
Post: Mars R1, FREEPOST, Mars Consumer Care
Email: recall@uk.mars.com

The UK Supermarket recalls for Asda, Iceland, Lidi, Sainburys, Tesco and Waitrose are available here: https://suffolktradingstandards.wordpress.com/2016/02/26/supermarkets-recalling-mars-chocolate-uk-products/

In addition to the products listed above, consumers should be aware that the recall issued by the Dutch manufacturer (Veghel) covers other products. These are being recalled in the Netherlands and which may not have been distributed via the Mars UK distribution route. Please see the PDF document here (opens in a new window).

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