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Chocolate Santas urgently recalled by Thorntons corsets wholesale over fears they contain plastic
One of the corsets wholesale most popular chocolate retailers in the country has issued an urgent product recall.
Shoppers who bought one of the 200g Thorntons Hollow Milk Chocolate Jolly Santas are being urged not to eat the product, which retailed for £6 over the holidays.
Instead they can return it for a full refund or exchange it for a new product at any Thorntons store.
qwqfdvdsadf Thorntons operates multiple stores across Coventry and Warwickshire.
These include a store in West Orchards Shopping Centre, in Coventry city centre, as well as stores in Bedworth, Hinckley and Nuneaton.
A company spokesperson said: “The piece of plastic is from a polycarbonate mould used in the manufacturing process of the Jolly Santa model.
“The quality and safety of its products is of utmost importance to Thorntons.
“We are proud of the exacting standard and care we take in the preparation and manufacture of all our products.
“As soon as this matter was brought to our attention we launched an immediate investigation to take corrective action including a full product recall.”
The company said in an earlier statement: “Thorntons is recalling its Thorntons Hollow Milk Chocolate Jolly Santa 200g models because the product may contain a piece of plastic which could present a potential risk to consumer safety.”
Read MoreCo-op to remove sweets from checkouts in battle against childhood obesity It added: “Consumers who have purchased any of the affected products are advised not to consume them but instead to return them for an alternative product or full refund to any Thorntons store.”
The recalled Santas can also be returned to Thorntons’ headquarters in Derbyshire by post.
The company said: “Thorntons has notified Trading Standards and the FSA [Food Standards Agency] and is working with its retail customers directly to alert them to the recall.
“Thorntons regrets any inconvenience caused and offers consumers its sincere apologies.”