The CPS has denied exports to Russia of Mars bars with plastic


Batch of Mars, in which were found bits of plastic and which is subject to review in different countries, in Russia is not supplied. About it on Wednesday said the Federal service for supervision of consumer rights protection and human welfare.

“According to available information, including reports by the international information systems International network of agencies for food safety, who (INFOSAN) and the European system of rapid notification for food and feed (RASFF), the contact point of which is the CPS, such products into the Russian Federation and other member States of the Eurasian economic Union should not be supplied”, — stated in the message of Rospotrebnadzor.

The Ministry added that competent agencies of the European Union also requested information about the reasons of contamination of the products, its amounts and kinds, and supplies to the Russian Federation and the measures taken. “The situation is still under control of Rospotrebnadzor”, — stated in Department.

On Tuesday it became known that the Mars company announced the recall of its chocolate bars in 55 countries after sweets was discovered plastic. We are talking about Mars bars, Snickers, Milky Way and Celebrations, made at the factory in the Netherlands with a shelf life, expiring in the period from 19 June 2016 to 8 January 2017. Thus in a press-service of Mars said that Russia is not among those States.

Yesterday in the state Duma urged the CPS to check all the Mars products in Russia. Such a request addressed to the head of the Department Anna Popova has written to the Deputy of the state Duma from the CPRF Sergey Obukhov, reported TASS with reference to the copy of the appeal.