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These Chips at Aldi are Being Recalled Due to Salmonella Concerns

These fall-flavored snacks could be contaminated so check your pantry!

A recall of pre-cut fruit like apples and watermelon sold at Walmart was recently issued, but there is another you should know of. The Seneca Cinnamon Apple Chips and Clancy's Cinnamon Apple Chips sold at Aldi and on Amazon are part of a new recall because of possible Salmonella contamination, according to the FDA.

Both snacks are produced by the Seneca Snack Company, who voluntarily issued the recall. The Seneca Cinnamon Apple Chips come in a 0.7 ounce or 2.5-ounce package. The 0.7-ounce variety has a UPC code of 0 18195-70140 4 and an individual package code of 26JUN2021. The larger bag has a UPC code of 0 18195-70100 8 and an individual package code of 28JUN2021. The Clancy's Cinnamon Apple Chips also comes in a 2.5-ounce bag and has two possible individual package codes of 26JUN2021 and 27JUN2021. (These products aren't the only ones not on grocery shelves, here are 8 Grocery Items That may Soon Be in Short Supply.)

The apples baked into chips are first grown in the Yakima Valley in Washington state. But Seneca Snacks became aware of possible Salmonella contamination after an ingredient supplier notified them. Besides the apples, other ingredients include canola, sunflower oil, corn syrup, sugar, cinnamon, citric acid, and more.

Seneca has removed the chips from their production. There are currently no reports of any illnesses. Customers who purchased the chips should return them to Aldi, Amazon, or Gemline. They will receive a full refund.

Consuming the contaminated product can cause fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain, the FDA says. However, it can also cause arterial infections, endocarditis, and arthritis if it reaches the bloodstream. Children, those who are elderly, and those with weakened immune systems are most at risk.

With other recalls being issued recently, it's important to note the items you've purchased in the last few months. Here are 8 major food recalls you need to know about right now.

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Amanda McDonald
Amanda has a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University and a bachelor's degree in digital journalism from Loyola University Chicago. Read more about Amanda