Batch of Mars Snickers product suspected to contain pieces of plastics
|Source of Information||
Centre for Food Safety (CFS)
Mars Snickers product
|Product Name and Description||
Product name: Snickers Miniatures
|Reason For Issuing Alert||
The CFS, through its routine Food Incident Surveillance System, learned that the manufacturer of Mars chocolate had initiated a recall of specific batches of products manufactured in its plant in the Netherlands as the products concerned might contain pieces of plastic.
|Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety||
The CFS launched investigation immediately, including contacting major local suppliers and retailers, and so far found one of the affected batches of the Snickers product had been imported into Hong Kong and sold by the abovementioned retailer.
|Advice to the Trade||
The trade should stop selling the product concerned immediately.
|Advice to Consumers||
Members of the public who have bought the affected product are urged not to consume the product.
The CFS press release
Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department