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UKHSA Update on Salmonella Cases Related to Confectionery Products

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When we enter a bank holiday weekend, the Food Standards Agency (FSA:), Food Standards Scotland (FSS:) և United Kingdom Health Safety Agency (UKHSA:) Strictly remind people not to eat certain Kinder Egg և Schoko-Bon’s products.

Agencies continue to work with the Public Health Authority of Scotland, Public Health Wales, the Public Health Agency of Northern Ireland, and the International Public Health and Food Safety Authority to investigate the ongoing salmonella outbreak of some Kinder’s eggs և Sch’s Bons և Sch : Made in one of the factories of Ferrero company in Arlon, Belgium.

Full details on recall of affected goods can be found here.

As of April 15, there are 70 cases of this outbreak in the UK. Most of the cases are with children up to 5 years old.

Ms. Jenny Harris, Executive Director of the UK Health and Safety Agency, said:

We remind people of the recall of this bank holiday weekend, as these items may have been purchased, stored as a gift, or for events such as the Easter Trails.

It is very possible that these products will not be eaten or thrown away. Infection with Salmonella can be severe, many children affected by this outbreak have been very ill, and have been hospitalized, so anyone giving chocolate products to friends or family should be extra careful not to get their Easter presents in those products.

Thanks to the parents նամ guardians who have worked with us այլ other UK public health agencies to tell us what their children ate before it got worse. in the country և in Europe. We understand that this has been a disturbing time for these families և their feedback has helped prevent more children և vulnerable adults from being affected.

Emily Miles, CEO of the Food Standards Agency, said:

On Easter weekends, we strongly urge consumers to follow the latest recall notification tips, and check any Kinder products they have already purchased as compared to the detailed list in the notification, as they may pose a health risk. If they have any items on the list, they should not eat them and throw them away immediately.

We have emphasized to Belgian businesses և the authorities the need to take a cautious approach to their recall և confidence that they will continue to put the needs of consumers first in any action.

Symptoms of salmonellosis or salmonella infection usually go away within a few days. However, the symptoms can be more severe, especially in young children, pregnant women and those with weakened immune systems.

Anyone who is concerned that they have symptoms of salmonellosis should contact their GP or call NHS 111. Salmonella can be transmitted from person to person, as well as from food, so any victim should follow good hygiene rules, such as washing their hands thoroughly after use. Bath և Avoid food for others if possible if you have symptoms.

The following foods have been recalled չի and should not be eaten, regardless of the best time.
The recall includes:

  • Kinder Surprise 20g և 3x20g
  • Kinder Surprise 100g:
  • Kinder Egg Hunt:
  • Kinder Mini Eggs:
  • Kinder Schoko-Bons:

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Wednesday, April 13, 2022

British Health Safety Agency (UKHSA:) continues to work with the Food Standards Agency, Food Standards Scotland, Public Health Scotland, Public Health Wales, Public Health Agency of Northern Ireland, as well as the International Public Health and Food Safety Authority to investigate the ongoing Salmonella outbreak. Kinder product manufactured by Ferrero Group.

Full details on recall of affected goods can be found here.

As of April 13, there are 67 cases of this outbreak in the UK. Most of the cases are with children up to 5 years old.

Dr. Leslie Larkin, Head of Surveillance, Gastrointestinal Pathogens One Food Safety (One Health) UKHSA:he said.

We would like to thank all the parents who worked with us այլ other UK public health agencies for saying what their children ate before it got worse. in this country և in Europe. We understand that this has been a troubling time for these families, and their feedback has helped prevent more children from being affected.

The symptoms of salmonellosis usually go away in a few days. However, the symptoms can be more severe, especially in young children, pregnant women and those with weakened immune systems.

Anyone who is concerned that they have symptoms of salmonellosis should contact their GP or call NHS 111. Salmonella can be transmitted from person to person, as well as from food, so any victim should follow good hygiene rules, such as washing their hands thoroughly after use. Bath և Avoid food for others if possible if you have symptoms.

UKHSA Update on Salmonella Cases Related to Confectionery Products

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