Several Kinder products have been recalled for fear of being contaminated with Salmonella.
The Food Standards Agency has issued a product recall for products such as Kinder Surprise, Kinder Mini Eggs and Kinder Egg Hunt Kit. Ferrero issued another recall earlier in the week for Kinder Surprise.
Symptoms caused by Salmonella typically include fever, diarrhea, and abdominal cramps. The recalled products are:
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- Kinder Surprise. Packaging: 20 g and 20 gx 3. Expiry dates: all dates between July 11, 2022 and October 7, 2022
- Kinder Surprise. Packaging: 20 g and 20 gx 3. Expiry dates: all dates until October 07, 2022 inclusive.
- Kinder Surprise. Pack size: 100g. Expiry dates: all dates from April 20, 2022 to August 21, 2022 inclusive.
- Kinder Mini Eggs. Pack size: 75g. Expiry dates: all dates from April 20, 2022 until August 21, 2022 inclusive
- Kinder Egg Hunt Kit. Pack size: 150g. Expiry dates: all dates from April 20, 2022 until August 21, 2022 inclusive
- Kinder Schokobons. Pack size: 200g. Expiry dates: all dates from April 20, 2022 until August 21, 2022 inclusive
The notice states: “Ferrero is extending its precautionary action by recalling other Kinder products because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. This is an update to include additional Kinder products and expiration dates.
“The possible presence of Salmonella in the products listed above. Symptoms caused by Salmonella usually include fever, diarrhea and abdominal cramps.
“Ferrero is recalling the above products. Point of sale notices will be displayed at retail stores that carry these products. These notices explain to customers why the products are being recalled and tell them what to do if they have purchased the products. Please see attached notice.
“If you have purchased the above products, do not eat them. Instead please contact the Ferrero Consumer Helpline on email@example.com or 0330 053 8943 UK or +44 (0)330 053 8943 Ireland for a full refund.”
Tina Potter, FSA Incident Manager, said: “We welcome Ferrero’s precautionary approach and advise consumers not to eat any of the products listed in the FSA alert. It is really important that consumers follow these tips to avoid the risk. to fall ill with salmonella poisoning.
“We know that these particular products are popular with young children, particularly in the run up to Easter, so we urge parents and guardians of children to check if any products already in their homes are affected by this recall.
“The food company involved has voluntarily withdrawn and recalled this product and we are working closely with them and their relevant authorities to identify the precise cause of this outbreak. We are also working closely with UK and international partners , including UKHSA and Food Standards Scotland.”