In the Czech Republic and Slovakia, Ferrero began to voluntarily recall some batches of baby products made in Belgium. So far, no suspected cases of salmonella have been reported in these countries.
Ferrero had earlier recalled children’s products in Germany. The EU Food Safety Authority EFSA and the EU Health Authority ECDC have launched an investigation. So far, 105 salmonella cases and 29 suspected cases have been registered. Most of them are children under the age of ten, as authorities announced Wednesday. So far, there have been four confirmed cases, three suspected cases in Germany and four confirmed cases in Sweden. It has also affected Great Britain, Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Norway.
The children had to go to the hospital
Outbreaks appear to be exacerbated during pregnancy and in children. Some chocolate products have been identified as a potential source of infection.
The recall in Germany will affect batches of Kinder Surprise Eggs (pack of three) with sales dates between April and June 2022, as well as Kinder-Skoko-Bones and Kinder-Skoko-Bones White in May. And September 2022.
According to the information, the Kinder-Surprise Maxi (100g), Kinder-Mini-Eggs (100g) and Kinder-Mix Mix packs are one of the items mentioned above with the best dates between August and September 2022. Ferrero says all items are made in the same factory.
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