Mars has become one the latest manufacturers to recall batches of their items due to concerns about whether there is a risk of salmonella and therefore food poisoning.
The recall was a precautionary measure after routine testing highlighted a risk from the ingredients used. The recall encompassed the popular Minstral’s sweet night in product, the Galaxy range and Malteaser Teasers.
Customer confidence, thoughts about safety and doubts about whether the next batch is likely to be recalled too, will impact on sales. This is obviously undesirable and inevitable questionsare raised about why this happened and how to ensure it doesn’t reoccur.
If Mars hadn’t have acted swiftly the potential salmonella outbreak could have been disastrous.
Consumers could have fallen victim to stomach cramps, fever, diarrhoea and vomiting.
Symptoms can take 12-72 hours to present themselves and could last for 4-7 days. Many people won’t need medical treatment but vulnerable consumers …