Recalled Kinder products still on store shelves

By Gwen Ridler contact

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Kinder products are still popping up on store shelves, despite Ferrero's vountary recall
Kinder products are still popping up on store shelves, despite Ferrero's vountary recall

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Kinder products linked to a salmonella outbreak in Belgium have been found on store shelves across Scotland, according to Food Standards Scotland (FSS).

Consumers have been warned to stay on the lookout for these products, after investigations by the standards body found they were still on sale across the country.

The products are linked to an ongoing Salmonella and were recalled by Ferrero in early April. A number of cases in the UK have involved small children.

Stuart McAdam, FSS Head of Incidents, said: “Investigations have found that some products previously recalled remain on retailer shelves.

Imported into the UK

“In addition, products intended for the European market only, that have been recalled by Ferrero in Europe, have been subsequently imported into the UK by UK importers not linked to Ferrero.

Ferrero extended its precautionary recall of Kinder products manufactured at its Arlon factory in Belgium to include confectionery originally intended for the European market only.

Investigations found that some of these products that had already been recalled by the manufacturer in Europe had been imported into the UK by companies not linked to Ferrero.

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) noted that this latest update was in addition to its previous recall update and did not replace it.

European products

New products on this recall included: Kinder Maxi Mix Peluche 133g; Kinder Niespdzianka Maxi Lei 100g; Ferrero Kinder Mix Geschenktüte 193g; and Kinder Surprise Geant Gar. A full list can be found in the box below.

“While FSS continues to work closely with Local Authorities and Public Health Scotland, I would urge any small business owner to double check their stock to ensure recalled product isn’t available for sale,” ​McAdam added.

The packaging of the products in the original recall​ do not refer to the Belgium factory where they were made and may include a different contact address. Consumers were advised to not eat any of the affected products and instead to contact Ferrero directly to obtain a full refund.

Kinder recall latest

Ferrero has instigated a seperate recall of Kinder products intended for European markets that have been exported ot the UK

Product

Pack size

Best-before date

Kinder Maxi Mix Peluche

133g

21 August 2022

Kinder Niespodzianka Maxi Lei

100g

Ferrero Kinder Mix Geschenktüte

193g

Ferrero Kinder Mix Bunte Mischung

132g

21 August 2022

Kinder Niespodzianka Maxi Uni BN

100g

21 August 2022

Kinder Surprise Geant Gar

100g

20 August 2022

Kinder Surprise Fille

100g

20 August 2022

Kinder Schokobons Sachet

125g and 200g

26 August 2022

Kinder Happy Moments

242g

21 August 2022

Kinder Happy Moment Ballotin 1

All

21 August 2022

Swieta Kinder Jajko Z Niespodzianka Maxi Uni Wn

100g

21 August 2022

Swieta Kinder Maxi Mix Peluche Bn

133g

21 August 2022

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