Jalapeno potato chips recalled by Frito-Lay

Photo: Frito-Lay

(WLNS) – If you’re a fan of Frito-Lay potato chips you might want to check your cupboards.

The foodmaker is recalling select Jalapeño Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeño Flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked potato chips due to the potential presence of Salmonella in the seasoning.

This is a result of the supplier of the seasoning blend which includes jalapeno powder that could contain Salmonella.

No Salmonella was found in the seasoning sent to Frito-Lay but the company in recalling the chips to be cautious.

No illness related to this matter has been confirmed to date.

The specific recalled product information is listed below:

All sizes of the following two products that have a “guaranteed fresh” date of JUL 4 or prior printed on the front upper panel of the package:
Jalapeño Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips
Jalapeño Flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked potato chips

All of the following multipack offerings that have a “use by” date of JUN 20 or prior printed on the multipack package. In addition, a “guaranteed fresh” date of JUL 4 or prior is printed on the front upper panel of the individual recalled product packages inside each multipack offering. Any other products or flavors contained in these multipacks are not being recalled.
12 count Lay’s Kettle Cooked Multipack Sack
20 count Frito-Lay Bold Mix Sack
30 count Miss Vickie’s Multipack Tray
30 count Lay’s Kettle Cooked Multipack Tray
32 count Miss Vickie’s Multipack Box

No other flavors of Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips or Miss Vickie’s potato chips are impacted or being recalled. Jalapeño Cheddar Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked 40% Less Fat potato chips are not impacted or being recalled.

Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

In healthy people Salmonella can cause fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.

Consumers who have purchased these recalled products are advised not to consume them. Frito-Lay is working with the FDA on this recall to ensure the recalled products are removed from store shelves and are no longer distributed.

Consumers can contact Frito-Lay Consumer Relations at 866-272-9393 for additional information from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST.

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