Thus: 04/07/2022 5:43 PM
Italian confectionery maker Ferrero is recalling various products from its “Kinder” brand due to salmonella outbreaks in several countries. There are also confirmed cases in Germany.
Due to a possible salmonella contamination, confectionery manufacturer Ferrero has recalled products from the well-known “Kinder” brand in several countries as a precaution. The recalls in Germany were affected by, among other things, the Children’s Surprise Eggs (pack of three) with the best date between April and June 2022, as well as the Children’s Chocolate Bone and Children’s Chocolate Bone White among the best to date Huh. May and September 2022. are recalling Kinder-Surprise Maxi (100g), Kinder-Mini-Eggs (100g) as well as Kinder-mix packs, one of which is the best before date between August and September 2022 . ,
Ferrero has published a detailed and updated list of the recalled products on its website. According to the group, all items were manufactured in a single factory in Belgium. They should not be consumed as a precaution.
Ferrero had already recalled several products on Tuesday. The EU food safety authority EFSA and the EU health authority ECDC launched the investigation. So far, there have been 105 confirmed and 29 suspected cases of salmonella in the European Union, most of them in children under the age of ten, officials said. Those affected include Great Britain, Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden. Ferrero has also recalled children’s products in Australia and Israel.
Four cases confirmed in Germany
There are four confirmed and three suspected cases of salmonella caused by children’s products in Germany. The Federal Office for Consumer Protection also warned against consumption of children’s chocolate products, as they may be linked to a salmonella outbreak.
The outbreak has been marked by an unusually high proportion of children admitted to hospital, some with severe symptoms such as bloody diarrhea, the EFSA and ECDC said. Some chocolate products have been identified as a possible route of infection.
A statement from the manufacturer said: “Ferrero is working closely with the Responsible Food Authority in Germany to uncover a possible link to several cases of salmonella. However none of our launched children’s products has Haven’t tested positive for salmonella nor are we consumer complaints, we take the matter very seriously.”
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