Frito-Lay has issued a recall for two jalapeno-flavored potato chip products due to possible Salmonella contamination.
According to CNN, the recall affects jalapeno flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked Potato Chips and jalapeno flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked potato chips. The recall was issued after a supplier of the seasoning blend used on the chips reported that the jalapeno powder could contain Salmonella.
Salmonella contamination can result in serious and sometimes fatal infections, especially in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. In healthy individuals, Salmonella infection generally results in fever, diarrhea, and vomiting; however, in rare situations the Salmonella bacteria can enter the bloodstream and cause arterial infections, endocarditis, and arthritis.
No illnesses have been confirmed in connection with this recall.
The recall covers the following products: