Dozens of cases of salmonellosis have been detected in Europe and suspicions have been raised about Kinder chocolate products made in Belgium and have been withdrawn from sale by manufacturer Ferrero.
The latter demanded the recall of Kinder products made at its factories in Arlon, Belgium, which are marketed in France, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, Germany and Sweden, the Ferro brand told AFP on Tuesday.
“Although none of our Kinder products launched in the market have tested positive for Salmonella, we have not received any complaints from consumers. We take this very seriously because customer care is our priority”, The company said.
Were in the United Kingdom 63 cases of Salmonella contaminationA spokesman for British health officials told the AFP.
In France21 According to Santa Public France, the sick were reported by the National Salmonella Reference Center of the Pastor Institute, and 15 of them reported consuming questionable kinder products.
The average age of cases is 4 years.
Foodborne infections caused by Salmonella cause gastrointestinal disorders, often with fever lasting 48 hours.
The international media has explained that it has been decided to voluntarily withdraw the following products, which are equivalent to hundreds of tons of chocolate: KinderSurprise (20g and 100g), one, three, four and six packs, expiring by the end of June and the end of October 2022.
Kinder Schoko-BonsExpires by the end of April and the end of August 2022. Kinder Mini Eggs, expiration date ending April and ending August 2022.
Warm happy moments: 193 gram pack, 150 gram pack, 133 gram blush, 198 gram cube, expiration dates end August 2022.
Ferrero also advised that someone who bought one of these products should not consume it. Keep it up and contact your maintenance team.
(With information from AFP)
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