Salmonellosis in Kinder Products: 150 cases identified in nine countries including France, 'mainly in children under ten'

Salmonellosis in Kinder Products: 150 cases identified in nine countries including France, ‘mainly in children under ten’

According to two European health monitoring agencies, the responsibility of the “Belgian Production Plant” is beyond doubt.

As of April 8, 2022, 150 confirmed and probable cases of monophasic Salmonella typhi have been reportedés,” the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) note in a press release.

Because “Chocolate-based products made by a company in its Belgian factory as a source of salmonella outbreaks”They continued to report without mentioning Ferrero’s name BFM TV.

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The Kinder factory in Arlon, Belgium, owned by the Italian confectionery giant, has been identified as the heart of this pandemic. Since then, the factory has been closed and all products that come from it have been recalled, as a precaution, even previously unconcerned batches.

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Stomach-like symptoms

her infections ‘Mainly produced in children under the age of ten’ The identification of the two agencies in nine European countries: France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Ireland, Luxembourg, Norway, the Netherlands and Sweden.

Salmonellosis, caused by bacteria called salmonella, sometimes causes symptoms similar to those of acute gastroenteritis: diarrhea, abdominal cramps, mild fever, and even vomiting. No deaths have been reported at this point.

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