The 2017 Salmonella plague keeps on leaving its mark on North America. The residents are being advised to take all required precautionary measures for the bacteria that happens to be immune to numerous drugs.
The latest Salmonella outbreak has caused a lot of companies recalling their products being scared of contamination; Frito-Lay is one of them. Frito-Lay has recalled their Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked jalapeño-flavored potato chips and Lay’s Kettle Cooked jalapeño-flavored potato chips dreading the possibility of Salmonella.
The official decision was made after they sensed that the used jalapeño powder seasoning may have contaminated their products. Nevertheless, Salmonella was not discovered in the seasoning Frito-Lay used. Yet, Frito-Lay made the decision to recall the merch in order to get reassured an in a precautionary manner.
List Of Frito-Lay Products
As stated above, the jalapeño-flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and jalapeño-flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked potato chips, are Frito-Lay’s recalled products whose “guaranteed fresh” date was the 4th of July or before that.
Products by Frito-Lay that were not recalled were:
- Lay’s Kettle Cooked Multipack Sack (12 count)
- Frito-Lay Bold Mix Sack (20 count)
- Miss Vickie’s Multipack Tray (30 count)
- Lay’s Kettle Cooked Multipack Tray (30 count)
- Miss Vickie’s Multipack Box (32 count)
- Lay’s Kettle Cooked 40% Less Fat jalapeño and cheddar-flavored potato chips
The FDA has suggested that people that have already bought the products avoid eating them. Frito-Lay together with the FDA are collaborating in order to make sure that the recalled products are eliminated from the stores.
Preventing Salmonella Contamination
Boosting your immunity cannot prevent salmonellosis. Thus, it is smarter to be cautious beforehand. To avoid getting contaminated with Salmonella, you ought to avoid products susceptible to Salmonella, such as raw or undercooked poultry or meat, and unpasteurized milk.
Watch out before consuming products created from raw eggs. Here are a few examples of this: homemade Hollandaise sauce, tiramisu, salad dressings, homemade ice cream, mayonnaise, cookie dough, and so on.
Be hygienic, frequently wash hands, utensils, kitchen surfaces, cutting boards, and knives if they come in touch with raw meat. Thoroughly wash hands after contact with pets, birds, and their feces. Make sure to keep children away from all reptiles including turtles since they are very likely to have Salmonella. It can also be found in chicks and ducklings and children shouldn’t be permitted to touch them.
Those already suffering from the bacteria ought to stay away from others and not cook.