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

Sat Mar 23, 2013 1:04am EDT

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  OTTAWA, ONTARIO, Mar 22 (MARKET WIRE) --


    Product photos are available at http://bit.ly/wsYRkx.

    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:


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

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

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

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