Not to consume a kind of chocolate egg which may contain small pieces of plastic

Issue Date 26.3.2013
Source of Information

The Centre for Food Safety (CFS)

Food Product

Chocolate egg

Product Name and Description

Product name: Nestle Kit Kat Chunky Collection Giant Egg

Reason For Issuing Alert

The chocolate waffle inside the egg may contain small pieces of plastic.

Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety

The CFS had immediately contacted the British authorities and the agent in Hong Kong, and had alerted the trade about the incident.

The CFS will continue to monitor the situation and take appropriate follow-up action. No reports of people feeling unwell after consumption of the affected product or complaints about it have so far been received.

Advice to the Trade

Stop selling the product concerned.

Advice to Consumers

Not to consume the product concerned.

Further Information

The CFS press release

The local agent has initiated a recall of the affected product. For enquiries about the recall arrangement, consumers may call the agent's hotline at 2179 8888 operating from 9am to 6pm on weekdays (except public holidays).

People who wish to learn more about the affected products may visit the agent's website

Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department