Ritz Bits, Sandwich Crackers Recalled Over Possible Salmonella Contamination

Ritz Bits pulled from shelves due to possible salmonella contamination

There have been no complaints of illness in connection with the Ritz products to date.

The company said the whey powder supplier issued a recall due to the potential presence of the bacteria.

Mondelēz Global LLC, the maker of Ritz Products, voluntarily announced the recall Saturday.

Cheese and pizza flavored "Ritz bits" sandwiches are included in the recall along with No Name brand chicken nuggets.

The CFIA says symptoms of salmonella poisoning often include fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea.

The company says anyone who bought the affected products should discard them immediately.

For the complete list of the products being recalled, visit the Mondelēz press release here. Any questions should be directed to the company at 1-844-366-1171.

Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, elderly people and those with a weakened immune system. It is conducting a food safety investigation, which it said may lead to the recall of other products.

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