Public urged not to consume another kind of Mars Snickers product suspected to contain pieces of plastic
|Source of Information||
Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed of the European Commission (RASFF)
|Product Name and Description||
Product name: Snickers 7-pack multi
|Reason For Issuing Alert||
The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department, subsequent to earlier detection of the import into and sale in Hong Kong of a batch of Mars Snickers Miniatures product suspected to contain pieces of plastic, today (March 3) received a notification from the RASFF that another kind of affected Snickers product has been imported into Hong Kong.
|Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety||
CFS based on the information provided by the RASFF, the CFS had contacted the importer concerned, CIAO International Limited, and learned that the import quantity of the affected product was 135 cartons, and that some of the product had been distributed to its retail outlets, Best Mart 360°, for sale. The remaining stock of 98 cartons of the affected product, being kept in the importer's warehouse, has been marked and sealed by the CFS.
|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.
Members of the public may call the importer's hotlines at 3916 1862 during office hours for enquiries about the recall.
Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department