Belgium – Product Recall: Several Kinder chocolates – Salmonella

AFSCA

04/22/2022 (Product Recall Update 04/08/2022)
Ferrero
Product Recall: Several Kinder chocolates.
Problem: Possible presence of Salmonella.


FERRERO RECALLS THAT KINDER SCHOKOBONS SHOULD NOT BE CONSUMED. REGARDLESS OF THE EXPIRY DATE , LOT NUMBER OR PACKAGING SIZE Ferrero wishes to draw attention to the possible presence, albeit small and unlikely, of Kinder Schokobons of different sizes than those usually present

on the Belgian market, because they would be imported from foreign markets. These products, also produced in the Arlon factory, should not be consumed.

Kinder Schokobons and Kinder Happy Moments, all formats combined, were withdrawn from the market on April 8th. Since then, Ferrero and the distributors have made every effort to ensure that the products withdrawn from the market no longer circulate and are no longer available for sale, under the control of the FASFC.

However, it seems that certain formats of Schokobons, usually not distributed in Belgium, are present in minute quantities on the market and this, following import practices, not controlled by Ferrero Belgium.

The full product list is below.

Product Weight
Kinder Surprise Maxi 100g
Kinder Surprise 1 x 20g
Kinder Surprise 3 x 20g (60g)
Kinder Surprise 4 x 20g (80g)
Kinder Schokobons WHITE All weights _
Kinder Schokobons All weights _
Kinder Mix Plush 133g
Kinder Mix Advent Calendar 127g
Kinder Mini Eggs Hazelnut 100g
Kinder Mini Eggs Mix 250g
Kinder Happy Moments All weights _

We advise consumers who have purchased the products concerned by the recall, not to consume them and to return them to the store where they purchased them in order to be reimbursed. He can also contact Ferrero’s consumer service for any questions on this subject or to obtain a refund at the following address Consumer.Service.benelux@ferrero.com or on the number 0800 21042 .

We reassure our consumers that all other products in the Kinder range are perfectly safe to eat: Kinder Bueno, Kinder Chocolat, Kinder Maxi, Kinder Country, Kinder Cards, Kinder Joy, Kinder Tranche au Lait, Kinder Pingui, Kinder Choco Fresh and Kinder Délice can be consumed with confidence.

We would like to thank the distributors and the authorities for their collaboration. We take food safety very seriously and all actions we take are guided by our commitment to consumers.

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