Kinder chocolate eggs urgently recalled over Salmonella fears

·News Reporter
·2-min read

Several Kinder chocolate eggs have been recalled due to potential microbial Salmonella contamination.

The recall relates to a range of Easter products available across Australia in Coles, Woolworths, Target, Kmart, Big W and independent food retailers including IGA and petrol stations, as well as online.

Products recalled include Kinder Easter Basket, Kinder Mini Eggs and Kinder Surprise Maxi.

Kinder Surprise Mxxi Egg varieties
Urgent warning over Salmonella fears. Source: Food Standards Australia and New Zealand

A full list of recalled products includes:

  • Kinder Easter Basket 120g (6x20g) with Best Before dates from 7/10/22 up to and including 20/11/22

  • Kinder Mini Eggs Hazelnut 100g with Best Before dates from 23/8/22 up to and including 13/9/22

  • Kinder Surprise Maxi 100g with Best Before dates from 23/8/22 up to and including 13/9/22

  • Kinder Surprise Maxi – Natoons 100g with Best Before dates from 23/8/22 up to and including 13/9/22.

Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) said consumers should not eat these product and should return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

These Kinder products have been recalled over Salmonella fears. Source: Food Standards Australia and New Zealand
These Kinder products have been recalled over Salmonella fears. Source: Food Standards Australia and New Zealand

Ferrero Australia advised the Kinder Surprise 20g single and three-pack eggs in white, blue and pink varieties sold in Australia are not affected.

All other Ferrero products, including other Kinder products, are not affected by this recall.

The items affected are those manufactured in Belgium, with products manufactured in Italy not affected by this recall.

Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice.

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