Urgent Recall: Goldfish Crackers Are Being Pulled From The Shelves. Check Your Unit Codes Here

There are certain things in life that many of us enjoy. One of those simple pleasures is snacking and we likely have a favorite snack that we eat on a regular basis. If your snack of choice is Goldfish crackers from Pepperidge Farm, you should be aware of a potentially serious problem. They just announced a voluntary recall of some 3.3 million goldfish units. The reason? Those crackers could be contaminated with salmonella.

Pepperidge Farms has released a statement that is important to read carefully. Salmonella can make you very sick and it can even be deadly in some cases. Their statement is: “Pepperidge Farm has been notified by one of its ingredient suppliers that whey powder in a seasoning that is applied to four varieties of crackers has been the subject of a recall by the whey powder manufacturer due to the potential presence of Salmonella.”

There are 4 different flavors affected by this Goldfish crackers recall.

– Flavor Blasted Xtra Cheddar
– Flavor Blasted Sour Cream & Onion
– Goldfish Baked with Whole Grain Xtra Cheddar
– Goldfish Mix Xtra Cheddar + Pretzel

The following is more information that comes from Pepperidge Farms:

“Consumers who have purchased these products should not eat them. Recalled products should be discarded or may be returned to the place of purchase for a full refund.”

You can also use this online form to ask for reimbursement if you have a matching product code.

Up-to-date information can be found on this page.

A number of other products may also be affected, including Swiss Rolls, Honey Smacks Cereal and Ritz crackers.

This is the official statement on twitter:

This video describes the recall: