(Reuters) – Pepperidge Farm, which owns Campbell Soup, is voluntarily recalling 3.3 million Goldfish crackers as salmonella may be present, the company said Monday.
Pepperidge Farm said in a statement that it had been communicated by an allocation supplier that the whey powder used in seasoning four varieties of crackers could have salmonella.
The four recalled varieties are Flavor Blasted Xtra Cheddar, Flavor Blasted Sour Cream & Onion, Goldfish Baked with Whole Grain Xtra Cheddar and Goldfish Mix Xtra Cheddar + Pretzel.
The company said that no illnesses have been reported. Company spokeswoman Bethridge Toovell stated the number of affected devices.
Mondelez Global LLC said on Saturday that it had voluntarily recalled some Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Ritz Bits products over similar concerns regarding whey powder ingredient possibly being contaminated with Salmonella presence.
Earlier this month, Kellogg Co said it had recalled an estimated 1
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) also warned residents of eight US states of having recalled parcels of pre-cut melon associated with a salmonella outbreak. These were sold to businesses of Costco Wholesale Corp., Kroger Co, Walmart Inc. and Amazon. com Inc Whole Foods.
Reporting by Uday Sampath and Anirban Paul in Bengaluru; Edited by Cynthia Osterman