Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

March 23, 2013 01:04 ET

Health Hazard Alert: Certain Nestle Brand Kit Kat Chunky Bars May Contain Pieces of Plastic

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 23, 2013) -

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Nestle Canada Inc. are warning the public not to consume the Nestle Kit Kat Chunky bars described below as they may contain pieces of plastic.

The following Nestle Kit Kat Chunky bars are affected by this alert:

Product Size UPC
Kit Kat Chunky Peanut Butter 48 g 0 59800 29936 7
Kit Kat Chunky Hazelnut 48 g 0 59800 49929 3
Kit Kat Chunky Variety Multipack 3 count 0 59800 49972 9

These products have been distributed nationally.

There have been no reported consumer complaints about these products in Canada.

The importer, Nestle Canada Inc., North York, ON is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

For more information, consumers and industry can call one of the following numbers:

Nestle Canada Inc at 1-866-891-0561;

CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at: http://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp.

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • Media enquiries:
    Nestle Canada Inc.
    416-218-2688

    CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600