Written by Lauren Ohnesorge
Wednesday, 04 July 2007 20:00
A seasoning made from imported Chinese ingredients may be
the culprit in salmonella found on recalled snack foods.
Dozens of people were
sickened from the snacks, which included Super Veggie Tings Crunchy Corn Sticks
and Veggie Booty snack foods, both products of Robert’s American Gourmet. The
seasoning tested positive for salmonella. Anyone with the products in their
home should discard them and contact the company at 1-800-626-7557 for
Salmonella can cause serious and occasionally fatal
infections. Young people and the elderly are most at risk. Symptoms include
diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and fever.