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Danger of Salmonella: Ferrero recalls in Australia too

Danger of Salmonella: Ferrero recalls in Australia too

Before Easter, when chocolate products were particularly popular, the case of possible salmonella spread in ferro desserts. After many European countries, Australia has now withdrawn a large number of baby products. According to EU officials, 105 confirmed salmonella cases and 29 suspected cases have been registered so far.

According to the Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES), there has not yet been a case in Austria. In response to an APA request, AGES reported that there were no signs of contaminated products or an infection with Salmonella typhoid fever. However, studies are ongoing.

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The EU Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the EU Health Commission (ECDC) have also launched an investigation. Because most of the victims in the EU are children. AGES lists all affected products on its website.

Reminiscent of many countries

So far, four confirmed and three suspected cases are known in Germany. Great Britain, Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden are also affected. Relevant products are made in Belgium.

The Food Safety Authority FSANZ says Australia has now begun to recall due to exposure to Salmonella. Sweets including Kinder Surprise Eggs were sold at large supermarket chains such as Coles and Woolworths.

In Israel, Ferrero also recalls several baby products as a strict precaution. However, the local health ministry announced yesterday that there were no reports of salmonella contamination.