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FSA warns about ‘Cali-Gold’ chocolate bars making people ill

We are warning people not to eat 'Cali-Gold’ chocolate bars that have been on sale in the Nottinghamshire area.

Last updated: 27 November 2023
Last updated: 27 November 2023

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is urging people not to eat a chocolate bar called ‘Cali-Gold’, which has been available for sale at Mansfield Market in Nottinghamshire.


Example of Cali Gold chocolate bar that the FSA is strongly advising against eating

We are working with relevant authorities to find out whether there has been wider distribution of this product.  

This follows police reports of illness in the Nottinghamshire area after consuming these products. The police have arrested one person in connection with the incident.

We are working with local authorities, the UK Health Security Agency and Nottinghamshire Police to investigate an incident following reports of illness after eating Cali-Gold chocolate. 

If you have purchased ‘Cali-Gold’ chocolate from Mansfield Market in Nottinghamshire you should not consume the product and dispose of it at home. If you have already eaten it and developed symptoms, then you should urgently seek medical attention.

Tina Potter, Head of Incidents, Food Standards Agency