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Mars Gulf recalls some chocolates

DUBAI, February 24, 2016

Mars Gulf has decided to recall a selection of chocolates from the UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman markets as a ake a precautionary measure.

The products include: Snickers (miniatures), Mars (minis and miniatures) and Best of Our Minis products produced in The Netherlands.

The recall follows the discovery of a piece of red plastic in one of Snickers bar purchased in Germany.

This is a voluntary measure taken by Mars to avoid any possibility of health hazards that may be caused by the presence of pieces of plastics.

The recall is limited to the following products produced in Veghel, Netherlands:
Snickers Miniatures 150g (expiry 4 Dec 16 – 8 Jan 17)
Mars Minis     144g (expiry 11 Dec 16 – 8 Jan 17)
Mars Minis  270g (expiry 11 Dec 16 – 8 Jan 17)
Mars Miniatures 150g    (expiry 4 Dec 16 – 1 Jan 17)
Best of Our Minis 710g (expiry 11 Sep 16 – 13 Nov 16)
Best of Our Minis 500g (expiry 4 Sep 16 – 13 Nov 16)

"This is an isolated incident that is limited to the above products produced in the Netherlands. This incident has no impact on any of our same chocolate brands or products outside the above list or produced in other countries regardless of format, size, batches or packaging," the company said.

"Mars Gulf would like to reassure that this precautionary measure is driven by our belief that our consumer safety is our first priority and we will take all the necessary measures to protect the safety of our consumers," it said.

It urged consumers who have purchased the above mentioned products with the expiry dates given to contact the Mars consumer care representative at info@mars-me.com - TradeArabia News Service




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