Egg in the News

Newscast of Story About Border Confiscation

February 26, 2011

Choc and Awe

April 24, 2011

A nationally acclaimed reporter’s children’s chocolate eggs are seized at the border.

‘Free the egg’: Woman campaigns to legalize chocolate Kinder eggs

April 24, 2011

Florida woman creates site to fight the ban on the Ferraro Kinder Surprise Kinder Egg.

Border guards crack Kinder egg case

January 11, 2011

Woman crossing Canadian border into US has Kinder Egg confiscated.  Seven page letter from US gov’t later sent requesting permission to authorize destruction.

Mum’s heartfelt thanks to her little angels

January 17, 2011

Mother with a brain tumor is comforted by gifts from her children, including Kinder Eggs.

Customs and Border Protection

March 10, 2010

“The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has determined that this product fails to meet small parts requirements for children less than three years of age.” (The eggs are clearly marked with a label stating they are not for ages 0 to 3.)

German label - not for ages 0 to 3

March 20, 2008

“The vigilance of our CBP officers at the mail facilities has prevented these potentially dangerous toys from ending up in children’s Easter baskets,” said Leon Hayward, CBP acting director of field operations. “We will continue to keep our guard up to stop harmful products from entering the United States.”

The CBP's presentation of a Kinder Egg