NEWS: Mars Candy Recalling Candy Bars


Mars Candy, the popular US chocolate maker, is recalling candy bars in 55 countries around the world after the company found some plastic in one of its products.MARS2 The Associated Press reports that the recall will affect 55 countries. While sources show that the voluntary recall affects products in Netherlands produced earlier this year. According to the Dutch food safety authority, a piece of plastic was responsible for the recall. Consumers could potentially face a choking hazard when consuming the candy. A list of the products affected include: Mars, Milky Way, Snickers, Celebrations and Mini Mix.MARS

The Foods Standards Agency posted the exact products being recalled: — Product: Mars Funsize Product code: AV39F Pack size: Fun size bag 250g ‘Best before’ end: from 11 September 2016 to 2 October 2016 —

Product: Milky Way Funsize Product code: AV39J Pack size: Fun size bag 227g ‘Best before’ end: 2 October 2016 —

Product: Variety Funsize, Family Favourites Product code: AV33W ‘Best before’ end: from 29 May 2016 to 14 August 16 —MARS4

Product: Variety Funsize, Party Mix Product code: AV33T ‘Best before’ end: from 15 May 2016 to 7 August 2016 —

Product: Celebrations Product code: AJ46N Pack size: 388g box ‘Best before’ end: from 8 May 2016 to 28 August 2016 —

Product: Celebrations Product code: AJ46R Pack size: 245g box ‘Best before’ end: from 8 May 2016 to 28 August 2016 —

Product: Celebrations, 2.5kg catering case Product code: YF413 Pack size: 388g ‘Best before’ end: 7 August 2016 and 14 August 2016 Photo: Snickers Facebook 6111