Seneca recalls apple chips for Salmonella risk in ingredient

Seneca recalls apple chips for Salmonella risk in ingredient

Seneca Snack Co. is recalling Seneca Cinnamon Apple Chips and Clancy’s Cinnamon Apple Chips because of possible Salmonella contamination. This recall is for Clancy’s product sold by ALDI and Seneca products sold through Amazon and Gemline.

This recall was prompted after Seneca was notified by an ingredient supplier that one lot of ingredients containing cinnamon was potentially contaminated with Salmonella. In response to that notification, Seneca is now recalling Cinnamon Apple Chips from its distribution system and removing them from stores.

Recalled products:

One of the recalled products has a best by date of Jul. 25, 2021.
  • Seneca Cinnamon Apple Chips 2.5 ounce Package, UPC: 0 18195-70100 8, 28JUN2021
  • Seneca Cinnamon Apple Chips 0.7 ounce Package, UPC: 0 18195-70140 4, 26JUN2021
  • Clancy’s Cinnamon Apple Chips 2.5 ounce Package, 26JUN2021 and 27JUN2021

    Seneca has recalled cinnamon apple chips.

As of now, Seneca is not aware of any consumer illnesses related to these products. Customers are advised to return or discard any of the recalled products immediately and not consume them.

If consumers have any questions, they can contact Seneca Foods consumer affairs at 800-872-1110.

About Salmonella infections

Food contaminated with Salmonella bacteria does not usually look, smell, or taste spoiled. Anyone can become sick with a Salmonella infection. Infants, children, seniors, and people with weakened immune systems are at higher risk of serious illness because their immune systems are fragile, according to the CDC.

Anyone who has eaten any of the recalled products and developed symptoms of Salmonella infection should seek medical attention. Sick people should tell their doctors about the possible exposure to Salmonella bacteria because special tests are necessary to diagnose salmonellosis. Salmonella infection symptoms can mimic other illnesses, frequently leading to misdiagnosis.

Symptoms of Salmonella infection can include diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 12 to 72 hours after eating contaminated food. Otherwise, healthy adults are usually sick for four to seven days. In some cases, however, diarrhea may be so severe that patients require hospitalization.

Older adults, children, pregnant women, and people with weakened immune systems, such as cancer patients, are more likely to develop a severe illness and serious, sometimes life-threatening conditions.

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