If you’re a snack lover, you’ve likely got a solid variety of goods stashed away for when the craving strikes. If you’re a chip and dip lover, it’s time to check your pantry for one item that could cause severe sickness.
On July 25, the popular food corporation, Kraft Heinz issued a product recall for 7,000 cases of their product Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip.
Retailers have been asked to immediately remove this item from shelves.
This recall was issued after the product was noticed to show signs of separation, which is the environment in which deadly food poisoning known as botulism can arise.
According to sources: “The company said it was recalling 15-ounce cases of its Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese dip that had ‘best when used by’ dates ranging from October 31, 2018, to January 23, 2019.”
As of now, there have been no reported illnesses known.
Kraft released a statement following the urgent recall: “We deeply regret this situation and apologize to any consumers we have disappointed.”
If you suspect you have consumed this product, we aware of the symptoms that can follow. They can appear anywhere from 18-36 hours after the food has been consumed but can show up as soon as six hours after eating or even ten days later, according to sources.
The following symptoms are possible: double vision, blurred vision, drooping eyelids, slurred speech, difficulty swallowing, thick-feeling tongue, dry mouth, difficulty breathing, and muscle weakness.
If you suspect you are victim to this illness, contact your doctor immediately.