The affected items are 100g packages of the candy carrying a best-before date
between October 23, 2018, and January 26, 2019.
He says: "If you've got a lot of food that you're selling at a cheaper price beyond its best-before date
, then you're obviously taking customers away from your higher priced, in-date food.
Bottles of the drink, with a best-before date
of Feb 2017 and batch codes 6149 and 6150, and bottles with a best before date of March 2017 with batch codes 6176 and 6177, are affected.
Mars (single bars, double bars, multipacks, mini-packs, miniatures): batch numbers (first three digits) 550, 551, 552, 553, 601, 602, 603A; best-before date
October 16, 2016.
The products being recalled in the UK are: | 250g bags of Mars Funsize, product code AV39F, with a best-before date
from September 11, 2016 to October 2, 20162; | 227g bags of Milky Way Funsize, product code AV39J, with a bestbefore date of October 2, 2016; | Variety Funsize - Family Favourites, product code AV33W, with a best-before date
from May 29, 2016 to August 14, 2016; | Variety Funsize - Party Mix, product code: AV33T, with a best-before date
from May 15 to August 7, 2016; | 388g boxes of Celebrations, product code AJ46N, with a best-before date
from May 8, 2016 to August 28, 2016; | 245g boxes of Celebrations, product code AJ46R, with a best-before date
from May 8, 2016 to August 28, 2016; | 2.
These guys sell "close-dated" foods - that is food up to and past its best-before date
Mohammed Imran, aged 36, said his three-month-old daughter Isha became violently sick after he fed her ready-made SMA baby formula which was more than a month past its best-before date
The egg industry has welcomed an announcement by the FSA that consumers can safely eat eggs even after their best-before date
A government survey has revealed that more than onethird of people believe any product past its best-before date
should not be eaten and 53% never eat fruit or vegetables after they have reached that date.
A best-before date
is slightly different - if you eat something after the date it won't be dangerous but the food won't be at its best quality and the flavour might deteriorate FOOD FACTS Avoid the bin by remembering how long certain foods will last in the kitchen.
The report, which is to be finalized Tuesday, also urges food companies to standardize various expressions that indicate the best-before date
3m Tonnes of food are thrown away every year in w 10p Price Co-op will sell dried goods for that are passed best-before date