Kinder chocolate eggs recalled over fears of salmonella contamination


A range of Kinder easter eggs have been recalled over fears of potential salmonella contamination.

Ferrero Australia has issued the recall, which affects:

Kinder Easter Basket 120g (6x20g)

Kinder Mini Eggs Hazelnut 100g

Kinder Surprise Maxi 100g

Kinder Surprise Maxi – Natoons 100g

The affected eggs have been sold nationally at Coles, Woolworths, Target, Kmart, Big W and independent food retailers including IGA and some petrol stations.

Similar withdrawal in UK as well 

Also, the UK Health Security Agency said that 63 people in the UK, mostly young children, are known to have been infected with salmonella in the outbreak linked to the treats.

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The list of recalled products now includes Kinder Mini eggs (75g) and Kinder Egg Hunt Kits (150g), with best before dates from 20 April 2022 up to and including 21 August 2022.

Kinder Schokobons (200g) with the same best before date have also been recalled.
The first recall earlier this week included batches of Kinder Surprise individual 20g eggs and those that come in packs of three with a best before date of between 11 July 2022 and 7 October 2022.