Christie brand Ritz Bits Sandwiches (Cheese and Pizza Flavours) recalled due to Salmonella
- Starting date:
- July 20, 2018
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Food Recall Warning
- Microbiological - Salmonella
- Hazard classification:
- Class 2
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- Mondelēz Canada
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
- Advisory details
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Affected products
- Media enquiries
Ottawa, July 20, 2018 - Mondelēz Canada is recalling Christie brand Ritz Bits Sandwiches (cheese and pizza flavours) from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.
What you should do
If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.
Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.
Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Young children, pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems may contract serious and sometimes deadly infections. Healthy people may experience short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.
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Who is affected
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.
This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.
The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.
|Brand name||Common name||Size||Code(s) on product||UPC|
|Christie||Ritz Bits Sandwiches - Cheese Flavoured||180 g||
|0 66721 00216 7|
|Christie||Ritz Bits Sandwiches - Pizza Flavoured||180 g||
|0 66721 00556 4|
|Christie||Mini Ritz Bits Sandwiches - Cheese Flavoured||30 x 42 g (1.26 kg)||
|0 66721 00609 7|
|Christie||Mini Ritz Bits Sandwiches - Cheese Flavoured||42 g||
|0 66721 00608 0|
|Christie||Ritz Bits Sandwiches -Cheese Flavoured||180 g - 6 Snak Paks||
|0 66721 01623 2|
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For more information
Mondelēz Canada Consumer Response Centre: 1-844-366-1172
For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.
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