October 3, 2007: Chocolate Lovers Beware – Kraft Foods Recalls Bakers Premium White Chocolate

Kraft Foods Recalls Bakers Premium White Chocolate

Kraft Foods Inc. announced today that they have issued a recall for Baker’s Premium White Chocolate, stating that the product may be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella is one of the most common causes of bacterial food poisoning in the United States.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) testing detected the presence of Salmonella in some 6 oz packages of Baker’s Premium White Chocolate Baking Squares.

About Salmonella

Symptoms of Salmonella food poisoning may include diarrhea (sometimes bloody), abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting, fever, chills, headache, muscle pain, and joint pain. Symptoms usually appear within 12-72 hours after the ingestion of contaminated food. The illness usually lasts 4-7 day. See Salmonella Food Poisoning and Salmonella Food Poisoning Symptoms for more information. The elderly, infants, and those with impaired immune systems are more likely to suffer severe illness as a result of Salmonella infection.

Product Recall Information

Kraft Foods, located in Northfield, Illinois, has warned that consumers should not eat the recalled chocolate. The recalled product can be identified by the UPC Code 0043000252200 and four “best when used by” dates of 31 March 2008, 1 March 2008, 2 April 2008 and 3 April 2008.

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