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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Great Britain: Mars Chocolate Drinks Recalls Various Drinks

Mars Chocolate Drinks recalls certain date codes of branded sports-cap bottles and 750ml 'fridge packs' of milk drink products due to elevated levels of Bacillus species
Mars Chocolate Drinks is recalling branded bottles of sports-cap drinks and 750ml milk drink products, manufactured by Milchwerke Mittelelbe GMBH with ‘best before’ dates between and including 19 December 2014 and 11 April 2015. This is because they contain a type of the bacteria known as Bacillus, which can cause food poisoning. This means the products are a possible health risk to consumers.
Product identification
Sports-cap bottles:
  • Mars Milk (350ml, 376 ml)
  • Starburst Strawberry Drink (350 ml)
  • Bounty Drink (350ml)
  • Snickers Shake (350ml, 376 ml)
  • Skittles Wildberry (376 ml)
  • Galaxy Smooth Milk (350ml, 376 ml)
  • Milky Way Milk (350 ml)
  • Mars Caramel Milk (350ml)
  • Skittles Fruits (350, 376ml)
750ml 'fridge pack' bottles:
  • Mars Milk (750 ml)
  • Galaxy Smooth Milk (750ml)
  • Skittles Fruits (750 ml)
'Best before' dates: All 'best before' dates between 19/12/2014 and 11/4/2015
Mars Chocolate Drinks is recalling the above products. Product recall notices are being displayed in stores supplied, advising consumers of the recall and what they can do if they have bought the affected products. A copy of the recall notice issued by Mars Chocolate Drinks is attached to this notice.
No other Mars Chocolate Drinks products are known to be affected.
If you have bought any of the above products, do not drink them. Instead, contact the Mars consumer care team for more information by telephone on 0800 952 0084, by post to Freepost, Mars Consumer Care, or online by and completing the contact form

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