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Eillien's Candies, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall Of Pistachio Products Due To Possible Health Risk
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Green Bay, WI – (April 8, 2009) - Eillien’s Candies Inc. is conducting a voluntary recall of the products listed below. This voluntary recall is being conducted as a precautionary measure due to the fact that Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella has expanded their recall to include all roasted, shelled and in-shell Pistachio Nuts from the 2008 crop year because they may be contaminated with salmonella.
The below products contain a sell by date prior to 01/08/10 and were sold in Grocery, Drug, and Mass Merchants in CA, CO, IA, ID, IL, KS, MI, MN, MO, MT, ND, NE, OR, SD, UT, WA, WI, WY.
The product listed below should not be consumed, but rather returned to the store for a refund or exchange.
Eillien’s 2oz Natural Pistachio Nuts UPC 34952-12654
Eillien’s 2oz Red Pistachio Nuts UPC 34952-00605
Eillien’s 8oz Natural Pistachio Nuts UPC 34952-12706
Eillien’s 8oz Red Pistachio Nuts UPC 34952-12711
Eillien’s 8oz Roasted & Salted Pistachio Kernels UPC 34952-56686
Eillien’s 10oz Natural Pistachio Nuts UPC 34952-56526
Eillien’s 12oz Natural Pistachio Nuts UPC 34952-57112, and 34952-56526
Eillien’s 12oz Natural Pistachio Nut Trays UPC 34952-55420
Eillien’s 12oz Red Pistachio Tray UPC 34952-55430
Eillien’s 14oz Natural Pistachio Nuts UPC 34952-13364
Eillien’s 16oz Natural Pistachio Nuts UPC 34952-56092
Eillien’s 22oz Natural Pistachio Nut Jars UPC 034952-56990
Eillien’s 24oz Natural Pistachio Nut Jars UPC 34952-56197
Eillien’s 33oz Deluxe Party Trays UPC 34952-57094
Eillien’s 33oz Deluxe Party Trays UPC 34952-57018
Eillien’s 2.5oz Natural Pistachio Nuts ITEM 118018
Eillien’s 2.5oz Red Pistachio Nuts ITEM 118000
Eillien’s Bulk Mixed Nuts with Pistachios 30# box, All Lot#’s
Setton’s Bulk Natural Pistachio Nuts ITEM 400465, All Lot#’s
Setton’s Bulk Red Pistachio Nuts ITEM 400473, All Lot#’s
Setton’s Bulk Dry Roasted Pistachio Kernels 25# box, ITEM 409870, All Lot#’s
BLAIN’S FARM & FLEET:
Blain’s Farm & Fleet 14oz Natural Pistachio Nut Tin UPC 34952-81873
Blain’s Farm & Fleet 16oz Natural Pistachio Nuts UPC 34952-81224
Blain’s Farm & Fleet 16oz Mixed Pistachio Nuts UPC 34952-81381
Blain’s Farm & Fleet 22oz Deluxe Mixed Nut Jars w/25% Pistachio Kernels UPC 34952-81825
Blain’s Farm & Fleet 33oz Deluxe Party Tray UPC 34952-56014
MILL’S FLEET FARM:
Mill’s Fleet Farm 16oz Natural Pistachio Nuts UPC 034952-35214
Mill’s Fleet Farm 16oz Red Pistachio Nuts UPC 034952-35213
Mill’s Fleet Farm 16oz California Mixed Pistachio Nuts UPC 034952-35215
Mill’s Fleet Farm 24oz Natural Pistachio Nuts UPC 34952-35847
Supreme Choice 9oz Natural Pistachio Nuts UPC 34952-56547
Trig’s 16oz Natural Pistachio Nuts UPC 34952-56505
Urge 2.5oz Natural Pistachio Nuts UPC 39779-01051
Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which 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 illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.
Eillien’s Candies, Inc. has not received any consumer or customer complaints on this product and there have been no reported illnesses associated with this product.
Consumers who may have questions or concerns can call Eillien’s Candies at 920-336-7549.