As a precautionary measure, Ferrero is recalling certain batches of Kinder Surprise Chocolate Eggs available in Greece. Chocolate produced in Belgium has become the cause of Salmonella contamination of consumers, residents of foreign countries.
Ferrero has informed EFET of a possible link to reported cases of salmonellosis in other countries. “While none of the Kinder products on the market have tested positive for Salmonella and we have not received complaints from consumers, we take this issue very seriously as consumer protection is a top priority for us,” the company said.
“As a precautionary measure, we have decided to recall Kinder Schokobons and Kinder Surprise maxi 100gr products from the Greek market with the following lot numbers (manufactured in Belgium), writes lifo.gr.
Ferrero is recalling Kinder chocolate in Greece due to cases of salmonella contamination abroad.
Voluntary the recall does not apply to all other Ferrero products, including all other Kinder products and Kinder Easter eggs.
“We take food safety very seriously and apologize for the inconvenience,” says Ferrero management.