Salmonella in Kinder: Ferrero apologizes and launches complaints platform

The group apologizes after suspicions of salmonella in some Kinder products. “At Ferrero, quality, food safety and attention to consumers are at the heart of our priorities, writes the group in a press release. We are deeply sorry to hear that some people may have become ill from consuming one of the Kinder products affected by the current recall. »

Two weeks before Easter, 21 cases of salmonellosis spread across the country had been detected. “Eight” of the consumers concerned “were hospitalized and all returned home”, indicated the Ministry of Health, which specified that the median age of the cases “is 4 years old”.

Ferrero had recalled the equivalent of hundreds of tons of chocolates. Kinder Surprise 20 g (by one, by three, by four and by six) and 100 g with expiry dates between the end of June 2022 and the end of October 2022 were concerned; Kinder Schoko-Bons with expiry dates between the end of April and the end of August 2022; Kinder Mini Eggs with expiry dates between the end of April and the end of August and finally Kinder Happy Moments, Kinder Mix: 193 g, Basket 150 g, Plush 133 g, Bucket 198 g, with expiry dates at the end of August 2022.

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“If you believe that these symptoms have had a significant impact on your health, your professional life or your private life, we invite you to fill out the form on our platform dedicated to the management of these specific requests”, calls Ferrero who assures that ” each file will be studied with the greatest care” and “as soon as possible”.

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