September 25, 2016 – Krishna Food Corp of Neshanic Station, New Jersey is recalling 16 cartons of BIKAJI Chowpati BHELPURI, NET WT: 300g 10.58 OZ Batch no 2016 F97 Best Before June 2017, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.
Product was distributed in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania states, through retail stores.
The product is packed within a pouch pack.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
Recent tests conducted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration show this product to be contaminated with Salmonella.
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Consumers who have purchased the product are urged to destroy it. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-917-478-3225 Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 6:00 pm, ET.