Request Legal Help Now - Free
LAWSUITS NEWS & LEGAL INFORMATION

Barbecue Potato Chips Recalled due to Possible Salmonella Contamination


Washington, DC: Lance, Inc. with headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina is recalling 28,087 cases of Tom's Barbecue Potato Chips packaged in 1 oz (UPC 021900060406), 2.25 oz (UPC 021900011477) and 8.5 oz (UPC 021900062417) sizes because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

The product was distributed in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois, Michigan, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Kansas, Missouri, Colorado, Iowa, Indiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Hampshire.

The product is sold in retail stores and was distributed by direct store delivery by Lance route trucks and by Lance distributors.

The product comes in 1 oz, 2.25 oz and 8.5 oz flexible packages. Code dates on the recalled product carry the following expiration dates: May 14 2010, May 21 2010, May 28 2010, Jun 4 2010, Jun 11, 2010, Jun 18 2010, Jun 25 2010, Jul 2 2010, Jul 9 2010, and Jul 16 2010.

Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Long term complications can include severe arthritis.

Legal Help

If you or a loved one has suffered illness or an adverse health event from consuming any of these products, please click the link below and your complaint will be sent to a lawyer who may evaluate your claim at no cost or obligation.
Published on Apr-1-10


ADD YOUR COMMENT ON THIS ISSUE

Fields marked * are mandatory. Please read our comment guidelines before posting.

*Name:

Note: Your name will be published with your comment.

*Email Address:

Your email will only be used if a response is needed.
*Your Comment:

Are you the defendant or a subject matter expert on this topic with an opposing viewpoint? We'd love to hear your comments here as well, or if you'd like to contact us for an interview please submit your details here.
Request Legal Help Now! - Free