Kinder chocolate products are being recalled across Canada over possible salmonella contamination. On Wednesday, the company Ferrero Canada Ltd., behind the Kinder Egg products, issued the recall of some of its Easter-themed chocolates, according to the federal government website. Kinder chocolate Easter eggs range has been recalled from supermarket shelves across Australia following fears of potential salmonella contamination.
Australia and New Zealand food standards-
Australia and New Zealand Food Standards advised that Ferrero Australia was conducting a recall of several of its Kinder chocolates manufactured in Belgium. There are affected products available for sale nationally at Coles, Woolworths, Target, Kmart, Big W, independent food retailers including IGA and petrol stations, and online.
The recall affects the following products-
Kinder Easter Basket 120g (6x20g) with best before dates from 7/10/22 up to and including 20/11/22, Kinder Mini Eggs Hazelnut 100g with best before dates from 23/8/22 up to and including 13/9/22, Kinder Surprise Maxi 100g with best before dates from 23/8/22 up to and including 13/9/22, Kinder Surprise Maxi Natoons 100g with best before dates from 23/8/22 up to and including 13/9/22.
Australia Ferrero advised that Kinder Surprise 20g single and three-pack eggs in white, blue, and pink varieties sold in Australia are not affected. This recall does not affect all the other Ferrero products, including all other Kinder products. By the recall, All Kinder products manufactured In Italy are not affected.
Those Consumers who have purchased the products in question have been advised not to eat the product and return the products to where they purchased them for a full refund. If consumed, foods contaminated with salmonella may cause severe gastroenteritis. The symptoms may start within six hours and seven days after infection and include fever, diarrhea, and loss of appetite. Most patients diagnosed with salmonella recover with fluid replacement programs, and they generally do not require antibiotics.