Goldfish crackers undergo Canada-wide recall due to salmonella contamination

Jul 24 2018, 3:27 pm

Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers are the latest product to undergo a food recall, as issued by Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

The recall was issued on Monday, July 23, due to a possible salmonella contamination.

Goldfish Crackers

Goldfish Crackers/Health Canada

Flavour Blasted Xtreme Cheddar Goldfish Crackers are being removed from the marketplace. Consumers are warned not to consume the recalled products.

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Flavour Blasted Xtreme Cheddar Crackers 180 g 20/JAN/19
0 14100 08406 8
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Flavour Blasted Xtreme Cheddar Crackers 69 g 25/JAN/19
0 14100 23245 2

Consumers should check to see if they have the recalled product in their home and if so, throw it out immediately or return to the store of purchase.

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.

Fortunately, there have been no reported illnesses associated with consumption of the product at this time.

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