Faced with the risk of salmonella contamination, industrialist Ferrero is now forced to withdraw all commercial Kinder products from the Arlon factory in Belgium, regardless of their expiration date.
Don’t eat them and throw them away. Industrial Ferrero is now forced to recall all of its Kinder Surprise, Kinder Mini Eggs, Kinder Surprise Maxi 100 g, and Kinder Schoko-Bons regardless of their expiration date. This call is transmitted by the Prefecture of Reunion.
So far, only certain groups have been involved. From now on, all Kinder products manufactured at the factory in Arlon, Belgium will be recalled. Belgian authorities shut down the original factory for contamination with salmonellosis.
“All references involved have already been the subject of a draw-withdrawal in France since April 4, for specific expiration dates, Remind the province of Reunion. From now on, all Kinder brand products are withdrawn from this manufacturer, regardless of their expiration date.
Find the affected products below:
- Kinder Surprise 20 g (with one, three, four and six) and 100 g;
- Kinder Schoko-Bons Milk 125gm, 150gm, 200gm, 300gm, 330gm, 350gm, 480gm, 500gm
- Pons Children’s White Chocolate 200 g and 300 g;
- Kinder Happy Moments 191g, 242g, 347g and 400g;
- Kinder Mini Eggs mix hazelnut, cocoa, milk, and Kinder Mini Eggs;
- Kinder Mix: Bag 193g, Basket 150gm, Velvet 133gm, Bucket 198gm, Car 125gm.
Persons carrying these products are asked not to consume and dispose of them. List and details of the products in question are available at rappel.conso.gouv.fr.
Other Kinder products are not affected by this return process.
Providing a photo of the packaging with product references (best before date, barcode number), consumers can call the phone number provided by the company for a refund (0800653 653) or contact them at the following address: contact.fr @ ferrero.com.
Salmonella, which causes gastroenteritis, can be dangerous in children. According to the latest report by Public Health France on Tuesday, 21 cases of salmonella have been identified by the National Salmonella Reference Center at the Pasteur Institute in France. Of the 16 cases questioned, 8 were hospitalized, all were discharged, and no deaths were reported.