Kit Kat’s recalled in nine countries

Kit Kat is recalling seven of varieties of chocolate bars after seven people reported finding small pieces of plastic in the bars.

The recall affects 48g size bars in Peanut Butter, Hazelnut, Choc Fudge and Caramel flavours and Kit Kat Chunky Collection Giant Eggs.

Whilst originating in the UK, the recall also affects:

  • Germany
  • Switzerland
  • Malta
  • Austria
  • Singapore
  • Philippines
  • Canada
  • Ireland

“Seven consumers in the UK have told us they found a piece of plastic in the product.” said Nestle in a statement.

“So far, we have not received any other similar complaints, but to avoid any risk whatsoever to our consumers, we have decided to voluntarily recall the entire production of these four Kit Kat Chunky varieties and Kit Kat Chunky Collection Giant Egg manufactured from September 2012.”

“The safety and quality of our products are non-negotiable priorities for the company. We sincerely apologize to our consumers for any inconvenience caused by this voluntary recall.”

The recall will not affect Australia.

Previously Nestle has recalled Milkybar Buttons after rubber contamination in 2011, and contaminated cookie dough in 2009



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