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Health Hazard Alert - Certain Nestle brand Kit Kat Chunky bars may contain pieces of plastic

Recall / advisory date:
March 22, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Extraneous Material
Hazard classification:
Class 2
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Advisory details

Ottawa, March 22, 2013 - 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.

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

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

Affected products

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

More information

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

Nestlé 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).

Product photos

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KitKat Chunky Peanut Butter

KitKat Chunky Peanut Butter

KitKat Chunky Hazelnut

KitKat Chunky Hazelnut

Media enquiries

Nestlé Canada Inc.

CFIA Media Relations
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