The Jel Sert Co. of West Chicago, Ill., is voluntarily recalling 52 cases of Margaritaville Banana Cream Pie Filling because it has the possibility to be contaminated with Salmonella. The pie filling was used for sales samples and gift packages distributed nationwide, according to a news release from Jel Sert Co. 330227 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 people infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea that 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, endocarditis and arthritis. 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 recalled 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   (To sign up for a free subscription to Food Safety News, click here.)