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Mars and Snickers recalled in Italy over plastic fears

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Mars and Snickers recalled in Italy over plastic fears
Mars is recalling its confectionery over plastic fears.Photo: AFP

Confectioner Mars said Tuesday it was withdrawing its Mars and Snickers chocolate bars and Celebrations sweets from sale in several European countries.

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Mars said it was recalling the items from Britain, Belgium, Italy and Spain, after it had already withdrawn products from sale in Germany and Netherlands.

"Mars Chocolate is carrying out a voluntary recall of chocolate products of Mars, Snickers, Milky Way and Celebrations after plastic was found in a product," the company said in a statement as it withdrew the chocolate in Germany.

Products with a best before date from June 19, 2016 to January 8, 2017 have been affected, reported The Local Germany.

The recall was made after a piece of plastic was found in Mars products.   

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