Ratner's Cheese Blintzes Recalled
Manhattan, NY (SafetyAlerts) - Ratner's Retail Foods is recalling all
varieties of its Cheese blintzes which may be contaminated with Salmonella. The New
York City Department of Health (DOH) advised that two New Yorkers became ill and were
diagnosed with Salmonellosis after eating the suspect food, which prompted the
September 10, 1999
According to the DOH
persons whom have purchased any variety of Ratner's cheese blintzes from retail markets
within the last six months may be at risk for developing salmonella if the blintzes are
Individuals who have purchased
these blitzes are advised to destroy them or return them to the place of purchase.
The blintzes were sold in 13-ounce packages in
stores in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota,
New Jersey, New York and Wisconsin.
Symptoms of salmonella include diarrhea, fever,
abdominal pain and vomiting. Healthy people typically recover in a few days, but
salmonella can cause serious, even life-threatening infections in young children, the
elderly and people with weak immune systems.
Safety Alerts compiles comprehensive safety
recall information for the United States. SafeMail is a free email service to warn
consumers of faulty products and contaminated foods. For complete information regarding
current recalls, past recalls and timely product warning notification visit: www.safetyalerts.com.