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Council advises retailers on Kinder products linked to Salmonella

Published Tuesday, 3 May 2022

The council is advising city retailers to be aware of a product recall for a number of Kinder products related to an outbreak of Salmonella.

A number of young children have become unwell, with many reported cases being admitted to hospital.

Councillor Carol Runciman, Executive Member for Health and Adult Social Care, said:

We want to advise retailers, especially smaller independent and franchise food retailers, to be aware of the product recall and to ensure that the affected products have been withdrawn and removed from sale.

"We are also advising to be clear that members of the public are encouraged to not to buy any of these products."

The affected products include:

Product names

Pack sizes

Best before dates

Kinder Surprise

20g

All dates up to and including 4 January 2023

Kinder Surprise

20g x 3 pack

All dates up to and including 4 January 2023

Kinder Surprise

100g

All dates up to and including 21 August 2022

Kinder Mini eggs

75g

All dates up to and including 21 August 2022

Kinder Egg Hunt Kit

150g

All dates up to and including 21 August 2022

Kinder Schokobons

70g, 200g and 320g

All dates up to and including 4 January 2023

Businesses in the city should continue to display the point of sale notice in a prominent position that increases the likelihood of consumers seeing the recall.

Should further unsafe products be identified, further product recall information notices will be issued.

Further information is available from the UK Health Security Agency website.