Glendale-based Nestle USA recalls Nesquik chocolate mix because of salmonella risk

Nestle USA is recalling some of its Nesquik chocolate powder mix because of a possible salmonella risk.

The food maker said that the Nesquik involved was in 10.9-, 21.8- and 40.7-ounce canisters produced in early October and sold across the country.

Nestle said it is issuing the recall after its ingredient supplier, Omaya Inc., recalled some of the calcium carbonate used in the product because of possible salmonella contamination. The company said there have been no reported illnesses associated with the product.

Salmonella can cause diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever. It can be life-threatening in infants, the elderly, pregnant women and those with weakened immune systems.

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