Voluntary Recall of Certain Chocolate Bars in Australia Due to Possible Presence of Plastic Pieces
On 30 March 2007, the Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) announced that the food manufacturer, Nestlé Australia Ltd, was voluntarily recalling two Kit Kat chocolate bar products as they may contain pieces of plastic.
All supplies of the following chocolate bars with Best Before dates up to and including 14 February 2008 are affected:
- Kit Kat Caramel (65g); and
- Kit Kat Cookie Dough (65g).
Actions Taken by the Centre for Food Safety (CFS)
The CFS has contacted the local distributor for more information, and made an appeal to retailers to stop selling the affected products and the public not to consume them. The CFS will closely monitor the situation.
Advice to the Trade
- Stop selling the affected products.
Advice to Consumers
- Consumers who have purchased the affected products should stop consuming them.
Further information about the incident can be obtained from the following webpages:
Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
4 April 2007