Ritz Crackers Recalled Because of Possible Salmonella
After finding out an ingredient in their crackers contains salmonella, the company of Ritz Crackers is recalling a variety of their crackers containing cheese.
Mondeléz International announced the recall in a news release, over the weekend stating that the supplier of their whey powder recalled their product due to salmonella being found. No illnesses have been reported but as a safety precaution, the crackers are being recalled.
The recall spans across the U.S., Puerto Rico & U.S. Virgin Islands and affect multiple Ritz cracker sandwiches & Ritz Bits.
- Ritz Bits Cheese
- Cheese Cracker Sandwiches
- Bacon Cracker Sandwiches with Cheese
- Whole Wheat Cracker Sandwiches with White Cheddar Cheese
- Everything Cracker Sandwiches with Cream Cheese
- Mixed Cookie Cracker Variety
You can see "Best Used By" dates and pictures of the crackers here.
According to the CDC, people with Salmonella show signs of diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps. It's especially dangerous to babies, the elderly and people with weak immune systems.