Friday, October 7

Tag: Salmonella

“Biggest chocolate factory in the world” up and running again after health scare
Business

“Biggest chocolate factory in the world” up and running again after health scare

Employees walk outside the Barry Callebaut production site in Wieze, near Brussels, Belgium, June 30, 2022. KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Brussels — A factory in Belgium billed as the world's biggest chocolate-making plant said it restarted operations Monday after closing for six weeks to clean up a salmonella contamination. Three of the 24 production lines at the plant in the town of Wieze resumed and the first delivery took place, said Barry Callebaut, the Swiss company that runs the factory. The plant — which supplies industry giants such as Hershey, Nestle and Unilever but not to consumers directly — was shut down at the end of June after salmonella bacteria was found in o...