NEW YORK (REUTERS) – Ferrero on Tuesday (April 12) requested US shoppers to dispose of Kinder chocolates not authorised for distribution within the nation, warning they might be from the batch of chocolates not too long ago recalled in Europe due to a possible salmonella typhimurium contamination.
The confectionary group’s North American division final week recalled Kinder Happy Moments Chocolate Assortment and Kinder Mix Chocolate Treats basket as a result of they had been manufactured in a facility the place salmonella was detected.
Ferrero on Tuesday revealed an replace upon the US Food and Drug Administration’s request to ask Americans to dispose of Kinder merchandise supposed for overseas markets but accessible on the market within the United States.
Italy’s Ferrero has additionally recalled a number of batches of Kinder Surprise chocolate eggs and different merchandise in Spain, Britain and Ireland, whereas Belgian well being authorities have urged shoppers not to eat a number of recalled Kinder merchandise.
Ferrero on Tuesday maintained there have been no experiences of sickness within the US to date from the chocolates and it was working with the US well being company to handle the issue.