Christie branded Ritz Bits Sandwich Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Christie branded Ritz Bits Sandwich Recall [Canada]Mondelēz Canada, a Toronto, Ontario establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Christie brand Ritz Bits Sandwiches due to suspected risk of Salmonella contamination and consequential risk of gram-negative bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

CFIA: http://ht.ly/IziX30l3ImN

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2018/67288r-eng.php

Additional information:
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) reports the following Ritz Bits products are subject to this recall

  • Christie branded Ritz Bits Sandwiches – Cheese Flavoured, sold in 180 gram boxes with a UPC of 0 66721 00216 7 and batch/lot designations of 2019JA12, 2019JA11, 2019JA10, 2019JA09, 2019JA08, 2019JA07, 2019JA06, 2019JA05, 2019JA04, 2019JA03, 2019JA02, 2019JA01 or 2018DE31
  • Christie branded Ritz Bits Sandwiches – Pizza Flavoured, sold in 180 gram boxes with a UPC of 0 66721 00556 4 and batch/lot designations of 2019FE14, 2019FE13 or 2019FE12
  • Christie branded Mini Ritz Bits Sandwiches – Cheese Flavoured, sold in cases of 30 by 42 gram boxes (for a total of 1.26 kilograms) with a UPC of 0 66721 00609 7 and batch/lot designations of 2019MR13, 2019MR12, 2019MR11, 2019MR10, 2019MR09, 2019MR08 or 2019MR07
  • Christie branded Mini Ritz Bits Sandwiches – Cheese Flavoured, sold in 42 gram boxes with a UPC of 0 66721 00608 0 and batch/lot designations of 2019MR13, 2019MR12, 2019MR11, 2019MR10, 2019MR09, 2019MR08 or 2019MR07
  • Christie branded Ritz Bits Sandwiches – Cheese Flavoured, sold in 180 gram boxes with a UPC of 0 66721 01623 2 and batch/lot designations of 2018NO24, 2018NO29, 2019JA23 or 2019JA24

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Ritz Bits Sandwiches can be found on the Web site above.

According to the CFIA, Mondelēz Canada has recalled certain batch/lots of Christie brand Ritz Bits Sandwiches (cheese and pizza flavours) from the Canadian marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Ritz branded Mini Ritz Bits Sandwiches identified above.

==> For information about Salmonellosis (Salmonella poisoning), please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Ritz Bits Sandwiches, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Mondelēz Canada Consumer Response Centre at 1-844-366-1172 during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time.

If you have any questions about this recall, please complete the following Web-based enquiry form from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, available here: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/report-a-concern/contact-us/eng/1390269985112/1390346078752

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Ritz Bits Sandwiches, please search for “Ritz Bits” or more generically, “baked goods” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Salmonella contamination, please search for “Salmonella” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Mondelēz Canada, please search for “Mondelēz” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Ritz brand name, please search for “Ritz” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: not listed
Recalls Direct RIN: 10424-2018
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