Ritz Cracker Products Recalled For Possible Salmonella Contamination


While the rice products are sold across Canada, the recall affects only products sold in eastern Canada.

Mars Food Canada has issued a voluntary withdrawl on two Uncle Ben's flavored rice products.

Mondelez Canada is recalling cheese and pizza flavoured Ritz Bitz due to possible salmonella contamination.

You can check here to see if your Ritz products are effected.

Salmonella is a microorganism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

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Symptoms of Salmonella poisoning include fever, vomiting, abdominal cramps and diarrhea.

No illnesses have been reported in connection with the recall.

According to the company, the products contain whey powder as an ingredient.

They added that they are working with a "limited number" of impacted retailers to have the products removed from store shelves.

Several varieties of Ritz cracker products have been recalled due to salmonella concerns. Consumers can contact the company at 1-844-366 -1171, 24 hours a day to get more information about the recall, and Consumer Relations specialists are available Monday-Friday, 9am to 6pm EST.