These kids’ favorite marshmallow treats need to be thrown away as soon as possible.

These kids’ favorite marshmallow treats need to be thrown away as soon as possible.

These kids’ favorite marshmallow treats need to be thrown away as soon as possible.

Marshmallow bears are the subject of a product recall. Sold in several department stores, these food products pose risks. Read everything in this article.

Why a product recall?

Product recalls are intended to inform and protect consumers. They can cover all types of products. Meat with cheese, biscuits with milk.

When authorities recall a product, it is because it poses a risk to consumers. There are several reasons why a product can be recalled. For instance, it may contain bacteria such as listeria or salmonella. There may also be a labeling problem.

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In some cases, the products may contain allergens, but this is not indicated on the packaging. They are then recalled to prevent allergic people from consuming them.

Call out boxes of marshmallow bears

A product that was invented over 50 years ago was recently recalled. This is the authentic little marshmallow bear. Produced by Cémoi, these chocolates have spanned the years without losing their popularity.

They are always very popular with the French, be they children or adults. The reason these remembered marshmallow chocolates contain metallic foreign bodies. Their consumption can cause serious injury.

For this the DGCCRF asks for caution. Here are some details on the products reported. The recall affects several boxes. 1 kg boxes of marshmallow teddy bears. These marshmallow bears come from the Carrefour Classic brand and were on sale throughout France.

The lots recalled are:

  • Lots with international article number GTIN 3560070521715 and a minimum duration date of May 31, 2023.
  • Lots bearing the international article code GTIN 3560070521715 and whose expiry date is June 30, 2023.

These lots have just been withdrawn from sale. If you have any at home, please do not consume them. You can throw them away or return them to the store before October 7 for a refund.

Please also note that the Carrefour consumer service is at your disposal for any further information. This service is available from Monday to Saturday from 9:00 to 19:00. Here is her crystal number: 0 805 5000 85.

Other Marshmallow products recalled

Several lots from Ourson a authentic marshmallows are recalled. These are 421g boxes, mega gourmet format. They have been offered for sale throughout France and are dangerous for consumers. The lots recalled are:

  • Lots whose numbers start with L22140, L22141, L22144, L22145 and L22146. Their international GTIN is 3173289206009. Their expiration date is May 31, 2023.
  • Lots starting with L22155 and L22165 have an international GTIN of 317328920600. Their minimum maturity date is June 30, 2023.

For information, these products were in circulation in France from 1 June to 7 September 2022. The authentic polar bear in marshmallow is also subject to a recall procedure.

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Presented in a 180g sachet, the product was sold in several department stores. These stores include Carrefour, Amazon, Auchan, System U, and Leclerc.
It should be noted that the recall concerns several lots.

These are:

  • Lots starting with L22136, L22137 and L22143 with international GTIN part number 3173289215285. Their expiration date minimum is May 31, 2023.
  • Lots whose numbers start with L22234 and L22235. They have a barcode of 3173289215285 and an expiration date of August 31, 2023.


The recalled products also include Les Irrésistibles, black marshmallow, cocoa nibs. Sold in various regions of France, they have not been marketed since September 7, 2022.

The following lots are affected by the recall procedure:

  • Lots whose numbers start with L22143 and L22144 and whose GTIN article number is 3173287715008.
  • Lots whose numbers start with L22189 and L22192 and whose barcode is 3173287715008.

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