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UKHSA updates on salmonella in Kinder Egg products

Investigating an ongoing outbreak linked to certain Kinder products made by Ferrero. The majority of the cases are children under 5 years of age.

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) is continuing to work with the Food Standards Agency, Food Standards Scotland, Public Health Scotland, Public Health Wales, Public Health Agency Northern Ireland – as well as international public health and food safety authorities – to investigate an ongoing outbreak of salmonella linked to certain Kinder products made in one of Ferrero’s factories, in Arlon, Belgium.

As of 20 April, there are 73 cases linked to this outbreak in the UK. The majority of the cases are children under 5 years of age.

UKHSA continues to remind people that a range of Kinder Egg products and Schoko-Bon’s should not be eaten.

Full details on the products affected and the recall can be found here.

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Further information on case numbers in all affected countries can be found at the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).

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