The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning Canadians to steer clear of some types of Lay's Potato Chips because the products may be contaminated with salmonella.
The chips contain hydrolyzed vegetable protein (HVP), which has been recalled in both the U.S. and Canada by the manufacturer because of potential salmonella contamination.
The following foods, manufactured in Canada, are affected by this alert:
Lay's Smokey Bacon flavour Potato Chips, 43 g, UPC code 0 60410 06043 8 with fresh until dates between MR 23 and MA 4, inclusive.
Lay's Smokey Bacon flavour Potato Chips, 235 g, UPC code 0 60410 07032 1 with fresh until dates between MR 23 and AL 27, inclusive.
While there have been no reported cases of illness associated with these products, the CFIA warns they may have been distributed to stores across Canada.
Foods contaminated with salmonella can cause food borne illness, which can cause headache, vomiting, nausea and diarrhea in otherwise healthy adults.
For more information on the recall, click here.
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