Jel Sert in West Chicago Recalls Pie Filling Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

Jel Sert in West Chicago Recalls Pie Filling Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

 pie filling recall

The Kane County Health Department is advising that the Jel Sert Company of West Chicago, IL, is issuing a voluntary recall notice for 52 cases of Margaritaville Banana Cream Pie Filling, 4.16 ounce carton that was used for sales samples and gift packages distributed nationwide, because it has the possibility to be contaminated with Salmonella.

There have been no reported illnesses related to this product to date. The product was not available to consumers on store shelves, only through directly provided sales samples and gift packages.

The product can be identified with the following information:

  • Margaritaville Banana Cream Pie Filling 4.16 ounce carton
  • Lot number on cartons: WC5257
  • UPC Code 7239202925
  • Best before date: September 2017

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 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 illness such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

The recall was issued in an abundance of caution after the supplier of the banana chips used in the filling notified Jel Sert of possible contamination. If you have the recalled product, please dispose of the product and if you have questions contact Jel Sert at the toll free number: 866-853-1969 at any time.

SOURCE: Kane County Health Department news release

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