Grippo Potato Chips Recalled; May Contain Metal Fragments

Grippo Potato Chips Recalled; May Contain Metal Fragments
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Grippo Foods is initiating a nationwide recall of all bags and boxes of their Plain Potato Chips, Bar-B-Q Potato Chips, Cheddar Cheese with a touch of Jalapeno Potato Chips, Hot Dill Pickle Potato Chips, Sweet Bermuda Onion Potato chips and Salt & Vinegar Potato Chips.

These recalled bags and boxes of chips may contain metal fragments.

Consumption of foodborne foreign objects that are hard and sharp may result in moderate or serious injury. Minor injuries such as transient choking, or small lacerations in the oral cavity or gastrointestinal system, as well as Dental injury, such as a fractured tooth, may occur.

The recall includes the following: The bagged chips have an expiration date of May 20 and before. The 1.5 pound boxes of chips have an expiration date of April 29 and before. The date code is located in the upper right corner of the package.

These products were distributed to retail markets in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and Illinois beginning September 15, 2012 until March 14, 2013.

Grippo Foods, Inc. is notifying its distributers and customers. Consumers who have purchased these products should stop using and return to place of purchase for a refund.

Consumers with questions about this recall should contact Grippo Foods toll-free at 800-626-1824.