HEALTH ALERT: More Kinder chocolates recalled over salmonella

Ferrero Australia has recalled more Kinder chocolates over fears of possible salmonella contamination.

Several popular Easter treats were pulled from supermarket shelves across the country last week, but Food Standards Australia has now broadened the list.

A total of eight Kinder chocolates have now been included in the updated recall notice issued overnight.


They include the following treats:

    • Kinder Easter Basket 120g (6x20g): 19300698000619
    • Kinder Mini Eggs Hazelnut: 100g: 19300698020242; 270g; 9300698503618; 750g: 9300698503618
    • Kinder Surprise Maxi (Miraculous) 100g: 19300698018591
    • Kinder Surprise Maxi (Natoons) 100g: 19300698016528
    • Kinder Surprise Xmas Maxi (Disney Frozen 2021) 100g: 9300698502246
    • Kinder Surprise Xmas Maxi (2021) 100g: 9300698501935
    • Kinder Maxi Xmas Mix with Plush (2021) 133g: 9300698504004
    • Kinder Xmas Happy Moments Ballotin (2021) 190g: 9300698503960

“The above products are manufactured in Belgium,” the recall notice reads.

“All other Ferrero products, including other Kinder products which are manufactured in Italy (including Kinder Surprise 20g single and three-pack eggs in white, blue and pink varieties)  are not affected by this recall.”

The impacted chocolates have been available for sale nationally at Coles, Woolworths, Target, Kmart, Big W, independent food retailers including IGA and petrol stations, and online.

“Consumers should not eat this product and should return the products to the place of purchase for a full refund,” Food Standards Australia said.

“Any consumers concerned about their health should seek medical advice”.