Ritz Cracker Products recalled due to possible salmonella contamination

Posted at 5:05 PM, Jul 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-23 09:40:54-04

EAST HANOVER, NJ (WSYM) - Several Ritz Cracker products are being recalled nationwide due to possible Salmonella contamination.

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

The recall includes certain Riz Cracker sandwiches and Ritz Bitz products that contain whey powder as an ingredient.

The company’s whey powder supplier recalled the ingredient due to salmonella concerns.

There have been no reports of illnesses.

Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, the elderly, and those with weakened immune systems.

Symptoms include infection include fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.

Click here for a complete list of recalled products.

If you purchased the product, you are asked to throw it away immediately.

Consumers with questions can contact the company at 1-844-366-1171, 24 hours a day for more information.