The contaminated raw materials that forced Barry Callebaut to halt chocolate production in Belgium came from Hungary.

One batch of lecithin was unloaded at the Wieze factory on June 25. Barry Callebaut confirmed Salmonella Tennessee has been identified in the lecithin system of the factory and in samples of the

Continue Reading Additive in Barry Callebaut chocolate Salmonella case came from Hungary

Authorities have searched a number of Ferrero sites as investigations continue into a large Salmonella outbreak.

Six facilities in Belgium and Luxembourg were targeted this week including the factory in Arlon which is believed to be where contaminated occurred. The Belgian food safety agency stopped production at the plant in

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France and the United Kingdom have the most patients in the Ferrero chocolate Salmonella outbreak that has sickened almost 450 people.

The UK has 122 monophasic Salmonella Typhimurium patients.

Santé publique France reported that as of June 2, there were 118 sick people in the country. This is up from
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Sweet Spot Chocolate Shop is recalling certain Sweet Spot Chocolate Shop brand peanut butter-containing chocolates because of possible Salmonella contamination.

The recalled Sweet Spot Chocolate Shop has peanut butter-containing chocolate with potential Salmonella contamination.

According to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency this recall was triggered by
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Coblentz Chocolate Company of Walnut Creek, OH is recalling certain Peanut Butter Products because of potential Salmonella contamination.

This recall comes after J. M. Smucker Co.’s recall of dozens of Jif peanut butter products because of a new outbreak of infections from Salmonella Senftenberg. The full recall can be viewed
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Cargill is recalling select lots of Milk and Dark Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Ritz® Crackers, Peanut Butter Meltaways, Peanut Butter Eggs and Fudge sold through the Wilbur Chocolate Retail Store in Lititz, Pennsylvania and online at Wilburbuds.com. 

The products contain Jif peanut butter that was recalled by the J.M. Smucker
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More than 300 people from 16 countries have been sickened in a Salmonella outbreak linked to Kinder chocolate made by Ferrero in Belgium.

A total of 324 cases have been reported from Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden and the United Kingdom. Canada
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