Non-Impacted Customer Statement for Mars Chocolate UK and Mars Ireland Precautionary Recall of certain Chocolate Products

 

9th June 2017

 

Dear Customer,

 

Over the coming days you may see media coverage that Mars Chocolate UK and Mars Ireland have announced the voluntary recall of certain chocolate products detailed below in the UK and Ireland due to the potential presence of Salmonella.

 

The precautionary recall in the UK and Ireland concerns only the products below with the following best before dates. No other brands or varieties of chocolate, pack formats, bar sizes or best before dates are affected.

 

We have traced the products possibly impacted by this issue and we can confirm that we have not supplied any to you so please be assured that you do not need to take any action.

 

BRAND & PRODUCT DESCRIPTION PRODUCT ID CODE BATCH CODE BEST BEFORE DATE MARKET
GALAXY Milk 200g Bar AC76R 719G1SLO00

719G2SLO00

720A2SLO00

720B1SLO00

06.05.2018

06.05.2018

13.05.2018

13.05.2018

UK

UK

UK

UK

GALAXY Milk 4x42g Multipack Bars AF67D 719G1SLO00

719G2SLO00

06.05.2018

06.05.2018

UK

UK

GALAXY Milk 42g Bar AN22R 719G2SLO00

 

06.05.2018

 

UK

 

GALAXY COUNTERS 78g Treat Bag AW99N 719G2SLO00 06.05.2018 UK
GALAXY COUNTERS 112g Pouch AW99G 720B1SLO00

720C1SLO00

13.05.2018

13.05.2018

Ireland

Ireland

MALTESERS TEASERS 35g Bar AX46E 720C1SLO00

720D2SLO00

13.05.2018

13.05.2018

UK & Ireland

UK

GALAXY MINSTRELS 118g Pouch (Sweet Nights In promotion) BJ30K 720B1SLO00 13.05.2018 UK

 

 

Mars Chocolate UK takes quality and food safety very seriously and please don’t hesitate to get in touch should you have any questions.

 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Rez Hassan, UK Chocolate Sales VP

Andy Owings, UK Chocolate Supply Chain VP