Schnucks of St. Louis, MO is recalling three different cheese spreads because of possible Salmonella contamination.

Schnucks customers are urged to check to see if they have purchased any of the recalled products.

Anyone who has eaten any of the recalled products and developed symptoms of Salmonella infection should seek medical attention. Sick people should tell their doctors about the possible exposure to Salmonella bacteria because special tests are necessary to diagnose salmonellosis. Salmonella infection symptoms can mimic other illnesses, frequently leading to misdiagnosis.

Recalled products:

Schnucks Whip Cream Spread

  • UPC 4131858005
  • Best By: 8/8/2024

Schnucks Strawberry Spread

  • UPC 4131858007
  • Best By: 9/8/2024

Schnucks Cream Cheese Spread

  • UPC 4131858023
  • Best By: 10/8/2024

Affected products should not be consumed and may be returned to the nearest Schnucks store for a full refund or exchange.

About Salmonella infections
Food contaminated with Salmonella bacteria does not usually look, smell, or taste spoiled. Anyone can become sick with a Salmonella infection. Infants, children, seniors, and people with weakened immune systems are at higher risk of serious illness because their immune systems are fragile, according to the CDC.

Symptoms of Salmonella infection can include diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 12 to 72 hours after eating contaminated food. Otherwise, healthy adults are usually sick for four to seven days. In some cases, however, diarrhea may be so severe that patients require hospitalization.

Older adults, children, pregnant women, and people with weakened immune systems, such as cancer patients, are more likely to develop severe illness and serious, sometimes life-threatening conditions.

Some people get infected without getting sick or showing any symptoms. However, they may still spread the infections to others.

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