Salmonella fears spark massive Ritz Cracker recall across US & Puerto Rico

The recall includes cheese and pizza flavoured Ritz bits sandwiches along with No Name brand chicken nuggets

The recall includes cheese and pizza flavoured Ritz bits sandwiches along with No Name brand chicken nuggets

Mondelez Global LLC (MDLZ.O) has voluntarily begun recalling some Ritz Cracker sandwiches and Ritz Bits products over concern that they may include an ingredient tainted with Salmonella.

There have been no complaints of illness reported to Mondelez in connection with the crackers, .

All the crackers involved in the recall have a best if used by date of between January 14, 2019 and April 19, 2019. The recall only affects products sold in eastern Canada.

No Name brand chicken nuggets and Christie brand Ritz crackers have been recalled nationwide due to possible Salmonella contamination.

The recall is due to the potential presence of Salmonella. "Healthy people may experience short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea". While not usually life-threatening, the infection can pose serious risks to young children, older adults and people with weak immune systems.

If you believe you became sick from consuming a recalled product, seek medical advice.

Consumers who have these products should not eat them, and should discard them.

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