Mars Galaxy & Malteaser Chocolate Recall [UK & Ireland]


UK FlagIreland FlagUK/London: Mars Galaxy and Malteaser Chocolate Recall [UK]Mars Chocolate UK recalls certain batch/lots of various Galaxy and Malteasers branded Chocolates due to suspected Salmonella contamination and consequential risk of bacterial infection, a serious health hazard. FSA: http://ht.ly/9lFc30cvvwb

Direct link: https://www.food.gov.uk/news-updates/news/2017/16221/mars-recalls-chocolateproducts-possible-salmonella

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

  • Galaxy Milk brand Chocolate, sold in 200 gram bars with a product ID code of AC76R, a batch/lot code of 719G1SLO00 and a best-before date of 06.05.2018
  • Galaxy Milk brand Chocolate, sold in 200 gram bars with a product ID code of AC76R, a batch/lot code of 719G2SLO00 and a best-before date of 06.05.2018
  • Galaxy Milk brand Chocolate, sold in 200 gram bars with a product ID code of AC76R, a batch/lot code of 720A2SLO00 and a best-before date of 13.05.2018
  • Galaxy Milk brand Chocolate, sold in 200 gram bars with a product ID code of AC76R, a batch/lot code of 720B1SLO00 and a best-before date of 13.05.2018
  • Galaxy Milk brand Chocolate, sold in four (4), 42 gram multipack bars with a product ID code of AF67D, a batch/lot code of 719G1SLO00 and a best-before date of 06.05.2018
  • Galaxy Milk brand Chocolate, sold in four (4), 42 gram multipack bars with a product ID code of AF67D, a batch/lot code of 719G2SLO00 and a best-before date of 06.05.2018
  • Galaxy Milk brand Chocolate, sold in 42 gram bars with a product ID code of AN22R, a batch/lot code of 719G2SLO00 and a best-before date of 06.05.2018
  • Malteasers Teasers brand Chocolate, sold in 35 gram bars with a product ID code of AX46E, a batch/lot code of 720C1SLO00 and a best-before date of 13.05.2018
  • Malteasers Teasers brand Chocolate, sold in 35 gram bars with a product ID code of AX46E, a batch/lot code of 720D2SLO00 and a best-before date of 13.05.2018
  • Galaxy Minstrels ‘Sweet Nights In’ promotion, sold in 118 gram pouches with a product ID code of BJ30K, a batch/lot code of 720B1SLO00 and a best-before date of 13.05.2018

==> 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. Additional images of the recalled Chocolates are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the FSA, this recall was initiated after it was suspected the above Chocolates could be contaminated with Salmonella.

==> For information about Salmonellosis (Salmonella poisoning), please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Galaxy and Malteasers branded Chocolates, 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.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Mars Chocolate UK at 0800 952 0084 or by e-mail at http://www.mars.co.uk/contact. If you’re in the Republic, please contact Mars at 1890 812 315 or by e-mail at http://www.mars.ie/contact.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated Chocolates, please search for “chocolate” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Mars branded candy products, please search for “Mars” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
FSA Ref: FSA-PRIN-18-2017
Recalls Direct RIN: 8793-2017
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