Frito-Lay recalls jalapeno chips over salmonella in seasoning

BOSTON — Frito-Lay is recalling certain varieties of chips over a potential salmonella contamination.

According to the company, a handful of varieties manufactured by the company might have salmonella in the seasoning.

They include Jalapeno Lay’s Kettle Cooked chips and Jalapeno Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked.

The individual chip packets may have also been included in certain variety packs as well.

The company says the contamination is tied to a recall of seasoning from a supplier.

Salmonella can cause fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and some with weakened immune systems.

The company says there have no reported cases of illness stemming from these products.

The products covered by this recall were distributed in retail stores and via foodservice, vending and other channels throughout the U.S.

The specific recalled product information is listed below:

All sizes of the following two products that have a “guaranteed fresh” date of JUL 4 or prior printed on the front upper panel of the package:

  • Jalapeño Flavored Lay's Kettle Cooked potato chips
  • Jalapeño Flavored Miss Vickie's Kettle Cooked potato chips

All of the following multipack offerings that have a “use by” date of JUN 20 or prior printed on the multipack package.

In addition, a “guaranteed fresh” date of JUL 4 or prior is printed on the front upper panel of the individual recalled product packages inside each multipack offering. Any other products or flavors contained in these multipacks are not being recalled.

  • 12 count Lay's Kettle Cooked Multipack Sack
  • 20 count Frito-Lay Bold Mix Sack
  • 30 count Miss Vickie's Multipack Tray
  • 30 count Lay's Kettle Cooked Multipack Tray
  • 32 count Miss Vickie's Multipack Box