Mars issues precautionary recall

Potential Salmonella presence prompts recall of select batches of Galaxy, Teasers and Minstrels SKUs

MARS Chocolate UK is voluntarily recalling products due to the potential presence of Salmonella.

The precautionary recall is being issued across selected batch codes of the following SKUs: Galaxy Milk, 200g; Galaxy Milk 4x42g multipack bars; Galaxy Milk 42g Bar; Galaxy Counters 78g Treat Bag; Galaxy Counters 112g Pouch; Maltesers Teasers 35g bar; Galaxy Minstrels 118g Pouch (Sweet Nights In promotion).
A full list of affected batch codes can be found at Mars Chocolate UK’s corporate site.

In a statement, the firm said: “We have detected the possible presence of Salmonella from the ingredients used in making some of our Galaxy products, including Smooth Milk Chocolate bars, Minstrels and Counters and Teasers bars, whilst carrying out our routine testing process.

“A small number of these products have been distributed, and although we’ve had no related complaints, as a precaution we have made the decision to voluntarily recall the products potentially affected by this issue in order to ensure the safety and confidence of our consumers.

“If you have one of the products listed above, you should not eat it. Please keep the product and contact our consumer care team to arrange return and reimbursement.”