Chocolate maker Mars has recalled Mars and Snickers bars in Germany after bits of plastic were found in a product.

Other products affected include Milky Way Minis and Miniatures and certain kinds 
of Celebrations confectionary boxes.
The products involved have best before dates from 19 June 2016 to 8 January 2017.

The US chocolate maker produces around 10 million snacks daily at its factory in western Germany's Viersen.

The company said in a statement: "Mars Chocolate is carrying out a voluntary recall of chocolate products of Mars, Snickers, Milky Way and Celebrations after plastic was found in a product."

A spokesman was unable to say if Tuesday's recall was the biggest ever in the company's history