Mars Gulf, including the UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman markets, have decided to take a precautionary recall of a selection of Snickers® (Miniatures), Mars® (Minis and Miniatures) and Best of Our Minis® products produced in The Netherlands after finding a piece of red plastic in one of Snickers® bar purchased in Germany.
This is a voluntary measure taken by Mars to avoid any possibility of health hazards that may be caused by the presence of pieces of plastics.
The recall is limited to the following products produced in Veghel, Netherlands:
|Product Name||Weight||Expiry Dates|
|Snickers Miniatures||150g||4 Dec 16 – 8 Jan 17|
|Mars Minis||144g||11 Dec 16 – 8 Jan 17|
|Mars Minis||270g||11 Dec 16 – 8 Jan 17|
|Mars Miniatures||150g||4 Dec 16 – 1 Jan 17|
|Best of Our Minis||710g||11 Sep 16 – 13 Nov 16|
|Best of Our Minis||500g||4 Sep 16 – 13 Nov 16|
This is an isolated incident that is limited to the products above produced in the Netherlands. This incident has no impact on any of our same chocolate brands or products outside the above list or produced in other countries regardless of format, size, batches or packaging.
Mars Gulf would like to reassure that this precautionary measure is driven by our belief that our consumer safety is our first priority and we will take all the necessary measures to protect the safety of our consumers. We advise consumers who have purchased any of Snickers® (Miniatures), Mars® (Minis and Miniatures) and Best of Our Minis® with the above mentioned expiry dates and manufactured in The Netherlands not to consume the product and to contact the Mars Consumer Care representative on the following e-mail address email@example.com
Mars Gulf would like to apologize for any inconvenience caused to our consumers by this incident.