Thorntons Milk Chocolate Santa Recall [UK]


UK FlagUK/London: Thorntons Milk Chocolate Santa Recall [UK]Thorntons recalls all batch/lots of its Hollow Milk Chocolate Jolly Santa due to suspected Plastic Fragment contamination and consequential ingestion and internal laceration hazard. FSA: http://ht.ly/vJzH308bdLW

Direct link: https://www.food.gov.uk/news-updates/news/2017/15889/thorntons-recalls-hollow-milk-chocolate-jolly-santa

Additional information:
The UK Food Standards Agency (“FSA”) reports the following Chocolate Santa Treats are subject to recall:

  • Thorntons brand Hollow Milk Chocolate Jolly Santas, sold in 200 gram boxes with red trim and a clear front showing the inner Santa.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, EANs, or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the FSA, Thorntons has recalled all batch/lots of its Hollow Milk Chocolate Jolly Santa Treats because they may contain plastic fragments.

If plastic or metal fragments are ingested, they could cut the mouth, stomach or other parts of the GI tract, cause intestinal perforation or serious infection and possibly require surgical intervention for their safe removal.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Chocolate Santas, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

Please note: this product has been recalled in another jurisdiction, specifically Canada due to plastic fragment contamination. To see all recalls and notifications concerning this product, please search for “Thorntons” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to suspected contaminated Chocolate Treats, please search for “chocolate” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Infants and Children, please search for “children” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Plastic Fragment contamination, please search for “fragment”” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 8155-2017
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