There's some bad news for snackers who love to dig into a sleeve of Ritz crackers. The company that makes the popular cracker has issued a voluntary recall of Ritz products over a potential risk of salmonella.
The fear stems from the whey powder that's used in the product and the risk that it is tainted with salmonella. The recall covers several varieties, all of which have expiration dates between January 14, 2019 and April 13, 2019. The company says the recall is a precaution and there have been no known cases of salmonella linked to its products. (Time)
And now, the same potential salmonella risk which led to the recall of Ritz crackers is affecting Pepperidge Farms Goldfish Crackers.
The tiny yellow fish crackers which have become a favorite of young kids and their parents alike contain the same whey powder that has been linked to a possible salmonella contamination. There have not yet been any known cases of salmonella poisoning linked to the product, but the company is urging consumers to either throw out the packages or return them to the store for a refund. (CNBC)