The United States Food and Drug Administration is sharing that a voluntary recall has been issued by Seneca Snack Company for their Cinnamon Apple Chips product manufactured and sold under two different brand names.  The recall affects Cinnamon Apple Chips sold as Seneca and as Clancy products.  The concern is a possible salmonella contamination.

According to details released by the US FDA, the recall only applies to specific lo codes.  Seneca was notified by an ingredient supplier that it shipped one lot of ingredients containing cinnamon that has the potential to be contaminated with salmonella.  In response, Seneca has pulled their Cinnamon Apple Chips from its distribution system.

Here are the specific lot codes for the affected chips:

  • Seneca Cinnamon Apple Chips:  0.7 ounce package - UPC - 0 18195-70140 4.  Package code:  26JUN2021
  • Seneca Cinnamon Apple Chips:  2.5 ounce package - UPC - 0 18195-70100 4.  Package code:  26JUN2021
  • Clancy's Cinnamon Apple Chips:  2.5 ounce package - Package code:  26JUN2021 and 27JUN2021

The Seneca branded chips are sold nationwide through Amazon and Gemline with no other retailers affected.  Meanwhile, the Clancy branded chips are sole nationwide by Aldi.

Salmonella can be a serious organism which can sometimes cause fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.  Health people infected with salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain.  In rare circumstances, infection with salmonella can result in the organism getting in the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections, endocarditis, and arthritis.

Consumers who have the affected product are asked to bring it back to the store they purchased it from.  More information is available by calling the Seneca Foods Consumer Affairs hotline:  1-800-872-1110.

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