Riviera Maya, Q.R. — The Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks (Cofepris) has issued an alert about a possible salmonella contamination of Kinder mini eggs.
The company who makes the eggs, Ferrero, had notified authorities about the withdrawal of batches of its product. The notice came after cases of salmonella were found in its European market.
Cofepris of Mexico has asked supermarkets, convenience stores and establishments in general where Kinder mini eggs are sold, to verify their inventory and discard the following batches:
The general population is also being warned about the possible contamination and is asking people to be attentive and verify the batch numbers of their purchased product.
The products that have been withdrawn in Spain and other European countries, “regardless of their expiration date or batch number”, are:
Kinder Schokobons (various weights)
Kinder Schokobons White 200 gr.
Kinder Surprise Maxi FROZEN 100gr.
Kinder Surprise Maxi NATOONS 100gr
Kinder Surprise Maxi CHRISTMAS 100 gr.
Kinder Surprise Maxi SMURFS 100gr.
Kinder Surprise 6 units Christmas edition
Kinder Happy Moments (various weights)
Kinder Mix Christmas (various weights)
Thus, the Food Safety and Nutrition Agency (AESAN) recommends that people who have any of these at home “refrain from consuming them” and return them to the point of sale.